Friday, December 5, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #235 - Tim McCarver


  • Tim McCarver was mostly a pinch hitter in 1978. Tim started 34 games behind the plate (mostly in Steve Carlton's starts). McCarver also saw a little bit of action at first base.
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Regular Season: .247, 1 HR, 14 RBI in 90 games
    • NL Championship Series: .000 (0 for 4), 2 runs scored in 2 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 20 - Went 4 for 6 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI in Philadelphia's 9-4 win over the New York Mets.
    • June 30 - Had two hits and scored a run to help the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5.
    • Aug 19 - Doubled twice as the Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0.