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Lou Brock

 

Hall of Famer Lou Brock was best known for his base stealing, leading the league eight times, breaking Ty Cobb's all-time major league career steals record, and breaking Maury Wills's single-season record. But he was much more then that. He topped 200 hits in a season four times and finished with 3023 hits which contributed to his career .293 career batting average. He led the NL in doubles and triples in 1968. He also finished his career with 149 home runs and 900 RBI's, very respectable numbers for someone that was a leadoff hitter most of his career.

Brock was an All-Star for six seasons, and was the runner-up for the NL Most Valuable Player Award in 1974 when he had 118 stolen bases.

For a brief time, Lou was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters as noted here.

2006 National Baseball Hall of Fame Postcard.

1969 Milton Bradley

1970 Topps #330.

1971 Topps #625.

1972 Topps #200.

1973 APBA Game Card.

1973 Topps #320.

1974 Topps #60.

1979 Topps #665.

1979 Topps #415.

1982 TCMA #68.

1989 Topps #662.

1990 Swell #13.

1991 Kellogg's #10.

1992 Hi-Pro #2.

2001 Fleer Greats #8.

1980-1987 SSPC #195.

2005 SP Legendary Cuts #49.

2007 SP Legendary Cuts #94.

2012 Panini #142.

2018.

My favorite card from this post: I love the '71 Topps card with the black border and black stadium background.

What's yours?

Thanks for visiting!

CinciCuse Bill

Comments

  1. That Action packed card is really cool. Lives up to the brand's name for sure.

    I don't have a Brock postcard but I did buy a replica #20 Cardinals jersey at a shop in Cooperstown almost 30 years ago.

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  2. RIP Brock. That SSPC card looks really nice, haven't seen it before.

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  3. My favorite from this post would be his 1973 Topps card... but my favorite Brock card would probably be his 1976 Topps card.

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    1. I’ll have to look that one up and check it out.

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