Friday, October 31, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #222 - Jerry Martin


  • Jerry Martin was a valuable fourth outfielder for the Phillies in 1978. 
  • Martin had knee surgery in October 1978.
  • After the 1978 season Martin was involved in an eight player trade with the Chicago Cubs that brought Manny Trillo to the Phillies.
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Regular Season: .271, 9 HR, 36 RBI in 128 games
    • NL Championship Series: .222 (2 for 9), 1 HR in 4 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • April 28 - Hit a three-run home run to lead the Phillies to a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres
    • June 4 - Had two hits and a walk and scored in three times in Philadelphia's 9-4 victory over the LA Dodgers
    • Aug 7 - Had three hits and scored the tying run in the bottom of the 9th in the Phillies' 8-7 come from behind victory over the Montreal Expos.