Saturday, October 11, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #213 - Alan Bannister


  • Alan Bannister lost his starting shortstop job to Don Kessinger in 1978. Bannister made most of his starts as a designated hitter in 1978.
  • Alan rarely played at shortstop after the 1977 season. He was in the majors through the 1985 season but played in only nine games as a shortstop from 1979-1985.
  • 1978 Stats: .224, 0 HR, 8 RBI in 49 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • June 14 - Went 3 for 4 with two RBI and two runs scored in Chicago's 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers
    • July 2 - Had two hits, scored a run, and knocked in a run to help the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 8-5