Saturday, January 18, 2014
697th Place - Bob Rodgers
What a bunch of bolagna! Bob "Buck" Rodgers has one of the all-time great baseball nicknames, and Topps refuses to slip it in here. The same company who for years kept printing "Rock" Raines cards. For shame!
When this card was printed, Rodgers was coming off his NL Manager of the Year award for his work with the 1987 Expos. Rodgers is infamous for being injured in a bad bus accident when he coached for the Angels. Here's a more recent article catching up with him...