Some of the Top Cards of 1976

Sunday, September 18, 2011

1976 Hostess #53 - Jim Hughes


  • Jim Hughes got this Hostess card on the strength of his good 1975 rookie season.
  • Hughes was bitten by the sophomore  jinx in 1976. He had a 9-14 record with a 4.98 ERA
  • Jim was in the minors for most of the 1977 season -- he appeared in two April games for the Twins before being sent to AAA.
  • Hughes signed with the Chicago White Sox after the 1977 season but was cut during spring training in 1978. 
  • Jim signed with the Texas Rangers and spent a couple of years in the minors but never made it back to the major leagues.
  • Before peak, peak, or after peak? after peak


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