Sunday, April 26, 2015

1978 Topps Baseball #283 - Omar Moreno


  • Omar Moreno led the NL with 71 stolen bases in 1978. Moreno batted only .235 but he had a career high with 81 walks.
  • Moreno usually batted second behind leadoff man Frank Taveras.
  • 1978 Stats: .235, 2 HR, 33 RBI, 95 runs scored in 155 games.
  • 1978 Highlights: 
    • April 23 - Scored three runs, stole two bases, and knocked in two runs as the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-7.
    • Sept 2 - Had three hits and two walks in Pittsburgh's 4-3 12-inning win over the Atlanta Braves
    • Sept 25 - Knocked in two runs, scored two runs, and had three hits to help the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4