Swings and misses

1977 Topps

Rob Andrews played for five years in the majors, breaking in with the Houston Astros in 1975 and finishing with the San Francisco Giants in 1979. In 493 games he hit .251 with three home runs. He was Houston’s starting second baseman over the first three years of his career. He hit .264 with 60 runs scored in 1977 which would go down as his best year at the plate.

1977 Topps

Rob Dressler went 11-23 with a 4.17 ERA during five big league seasons spent pitching for the San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals and Seattle Mariners between 1975-1980. Dressler never won more than four games in a season but twice lost 10 games, first for the Giants in 1976, then again for Seattle in 1980.

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

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