Thursday, July 3, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Sluggers Supreme 1958 Topps

It's hard trying to find a vintage Topps card of one of the greatest hitters of all time on it, but I managed to do it when I added this Ted Williams and Ted Kluszewski 1958 Topps Slugger Supreme to my collection.  I grabbed this nice piece of cardboard for only $7 delivered.

It's not known if the Big Klu is truly a Pirate in this card, but since he played the 1958 season for the Bucs, I added it to my ongoing attempt to collect every flagship Topps Pirates card.  Klu didn't play long in the Steel City as he was only in 160 games over a season and half.  During that time he batted .284 with only 6 HomeRuns, but did maintain a very good strikeout to walk rate (30:31)

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