Sunday, April 12, 2015

1978 Topps Baseball #277 - Bruce Boisclair

  • Bruce Boisclair was mostly a pinch hitter and backup right fielder in 1978. Boisclair started 40 games in right field, mostly in April and May. 
  • After another year as a backup outfielder in 1979, Bruce was released during spring training in 1980 and played in Japan for a year.
  • 1978 Stats: .224, 4 HR, 15 RBI in 107 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • April 9 - Hit a 2-run home run in the first inning and went 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored as the Mets beat the Montreal Expos 6-5.
    • April 19 - Knocked in the only two runs of the game in New York's 2-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals
    • May 19 - Appeared as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the 9th inning of a tie game and doubled off of Tug McGraw. Later scored the winning run when Willie Montanez singled. The Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3.