Posts tagged Seattle Pilots
by Drew Pelto, AKA *censored*
Some called him Lefty.
Some called him Red.
Some called him crazy.
George Brunet was a well-traveled pitcher, and one you’ve probably never heard much about; mostly because he was a pretty good pitcher who got stuck on some really bad teams. Over a major league career that went through parts of fifteen seasons, George compiled a record of 69-93 with a 3.62 ERA and 921 strikeouts.
There’s not a whole lot of anything up in Keweenaw County, MI. Sure, there’s fishing and hunting, old copper mines and the logging industry, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Michigan Technological University is just More >
By Drew Pelto aka *censored*
Egad man! How did this set get so high of a ranking?
Yes, ninth worst is high in this case. Remember all the sets I’ve mentioned that fell victim to bad timing? This is yet another one, with a sorry design on top of it. 1970 was the first year of Topps without Mickey Mantle since the 1955 set that was competing against Bowman’s last stand. Considering Mantle was THE icon of Topps baseball cards from the beginning (and following his death on into the present), losing him was a huge blow. Granted, 1970 did still have More >