Swings and misses

1985 Donruss

A three-time all star, Chili Davis hit 350 home runs during a 19-year career that spanned from 1981-1999. In 2,435 games, Davis hit .274 with 2,380 hits and 1,372 RBIs. Davis was an all star in 1984 and 1986 while playing for the San Francisco Giants and in 1994 for the California Angels. He hit more than 20 home runs nine times, with his career high coming in 1997 when he hit 30 for the Kansas City Royals. Davis was a three-time World Series champion, winning the title in 1991 with the Twins and in 1998 and 1999 with the New York Yankees. He finished fourth in the 1982 Rookie of the Year vote while playing for the Giants.

1987 Topps

Richard Dotson won 111 games during a 12-year career spent pitching for the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals. Dotson was an all-star in 1984 for the ChiSox, a year after he won 22 games for Chicago. He finished fourth in the 1983 Cy Young race and was 20th in the MVP vote. Dotson won 12 games as a rookie in 1980 for the White Sox and finished seventh in the Rookie of the Year vote.

1992 Fleer

Tim Teufel spent 11 seasons playing in the big leagues for the Minnesota Twins, New York Mets and San Diego Padres. In 1,073 games, he hit .254 with 86 home runs. Despite rarely crossing the 100-game threshold, Teufel hit double-digit home runs five different times in his career. He finished fourth in the 1984 Rookie of the Year vote as a Twin and played in the 1986 World Series for the Mets. Teufel played in three games against the Boston Red Sox and hit .444.

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Writer, historian, father, intrepid traveller, journalist, aging punk ... I am actually in a Hall of Fame.

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