Swings and misses

1980 Topps

Dave Rajsich pitched in 55 games for the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees from 1978-1980. In 115 innings he posted a 3-4 record with two saves and a 4.60 ERA. His best season came with Texas in 1979 when he had a 3.52 ERA in 27 games.

1985 Fleer

Jay Tibbs pitched for seven seasons in the majors, going 39-54 with a 4.20 ERA for the Cincinnati Reds, Montreal Expos, Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates from 1984-1990. Tibbs won 10 games for the Reds in 1985, but he also lost 16. He was a 15-game loser for the Orioles in 1988.

1989 Donruss

Mackey Sasser played in 534 games for the San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Mets and Seattle Mariners from 1987-1995. He hit .267 with 16 home runs while serving primarily as a backup catcher. Sasser hit .307 with six home runs while playing in 100 games for the Mets in 1990. It was the only season where he appeared in 100 or more games and his best year at the plate. Sasser was once traded by the Giants to the Pirates for Don Robinson.

Kevin Bass asked for $12 for his signature and did not fill out the questionnaire.

Published by Chris

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

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