Sunday, August 25, 2013

A Pair of Pierces





These are Billy Pierce's two Topps cards from 1960. As much as any other set this one brings me back to my days as a kid collector. I loved the gold colored backs and the 'Season Highlights' fascinated me.

I hadn't noticed until I scanned these that both card back illustrations refer to Pierce's near perfect game effort of June 27, 1958. Ed Fitz Gerald of the Senators was the 'two-out-ninth-inning-single' bad guy in that one.