Wednesday, February 20, 2008
#170 Rich Gossage
Why this card is awesome: Because this is the first "adult" card I've noticed so far in the 1988 Topps set, with Gossage appearing to have a "third leg" thanks to that Cubs baserunner in the background. Let's blame this one on Manny Trillo.
Cool stat: So much has been written about Gossage's career with his recent HOF election. So I'll just point out that his most career PAs came against who? Fellow HOFer Robin Yount.
Hall of Fame count: 19