Tuesday, May 21, 2013

1977 Topps Baseball #520 - Garry Maddox

  • Garry Maddox had a solid year for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1977. He didn't hit as well as he did in 1976, but he was still a good offensive player and won a Gold Glove award.
  • Maddox separated his shoulder in August and missed two weeks..
  • Garry injured his knee and missed the first two games of the NL Championship Series.
  • 1977 Stats
    • Regular season: .292, 14 HR, 74 RBI in 139 games
    • NL Championship Series: .429 (3 for 7) in 2 games
  • 1977 Highlights:
    • May 7 - Hit a 2-run single in the 8th inning to tie the game for the Phillies. Threw Steve Yeager out at the plate in the 11th inning to keep the game alive for the Phillies. The Phillies beat the LA Dodgers 7-4 in 13 innings.
    • May 25 - Made a shoestring catch in the 9th inning on a Lou Brock drive. The bases were loaded with one out. The Phillies won the game 2-1.
  • Other card blogs: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986

1 comment:

  1. I have a picture of the whole 1977 Phillies team signed and Gary Happens to be on there, pretty solid ball player. Topps 77 was a really good set. Love the blog btw just started following check mine out http://truschoolsports.blogspot.com/ feel free to join the site if you like what you see.