Some of the Top Cards of 1976

Thursday, November 25, 2010

1976 Topps #626 - Bob Sheldon



  • Bob Sheldon was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1972. Sheldon played in the minors in 1972 and 1973 and got a chance to play in the majors in the beginning of the 1974 season. 
  • Sheldon played in ten games for the Brewers in April and May of 1974 but was sent back to the minors after batting only .118 in those games. Bob batted .332 for AAA Sacramento during the remainder of the 1974 season.
  • Bob started the 1975 season with Sacramento and was brought up to Milwaukee in June. Sheldon batted .287 in 53 games for the Brewers in '75.
  • Sheldon played for AAA Spokane for the entire 1976 season. There may have been an injury involved since Bob played in only 75 games in 1976.
  • Bob batted .353 for Spokane in 1977. Sheldon was with Milwaukee from about mid-May to mid-July and batted .203 in 31 games, mostly as a designated hitter. Sheldon retired after the 1977 season.


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