Swings and misses

1980 Topps

Frank Riccelli pitched in 17 games for the San Francisco Giants and Houston Astros between 1976 and 1979. He went 3-3 with a 4.39 ERA in 41 big-league innings.

1981 Topps

Craig Minetto pitched in 55 games for the Oakland A’s from 1978-1981. He won one game, save another, lost seven and had a 5.40 ERA in 145 innings of work.

1984 Fleer

Bobby Johnson played in 98 games for the Texas Rangers from 1981-1983. In 249 at bats, he hit .197 with 9 home runs. He is the nephew of Hall of Famer Ernie Banks.

Published by Chris

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

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