Wednesday, January 23, 2008

#53 Curt Wilkerson

Why this card is awesome: Because of another embarrassing photo. Like with Ken Landreaux, Topps published a photo of Wilkerson popping up. Duh.

Cool stat: Wilkerson didn't do a whole lot of hitting in his career, but he had a few moments in the sun, such as this one: a tasty little walk-off grand slam off Lee Smith. By the way, that win by the Pirates came about a month after Barry Bonds also won a game for the Pirates in identical fashion, hitting a walk-off job off Lee Smith. Remember that one? It was where Bonds thrust both arms into the air right after he hit it.

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1 comment:

Luke said...

It's a good thing curt was friends w/lloyd mcclendon or he'd never of made the roster in 91