Thursday, January 15, 2015

1978 Topps Baseball #248 - Frank White


  • Frank White won the second of eight Gold Gloves at second base in 1978. Frank also made the All Star team (he was 0 for 1) for the first time. 
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Regular Season: .275, 7 HR, 50  RBI in 143 games
    • AL Championship Series: .231 (3 for 13) in 4 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 7 - Went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, 2 RBI, and a home run to help the Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6.
    • May 28 - Doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th inning as the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7. Frank had three hits and two runs scored.
    • Sept 5 - Knocked in all three runs in the Royals' 3-0 victory over the Oakland A's.