Friday, September 16, 2016

Ken Reitz on baseball cards

Third baseman Ken Reitz played eleven seasons in the major leagues, mostly for the Cardinals. A Gold Glove winner in 1975 and an All-Star in 1980, he hit .260 with 68 HR and 548 RBI for his career. Now a player community services representative for the Cardinals, he kindly answered my questions about baseball cards.

"The cards we had were taken mostly in NY. We never knew what the guy was taking pictures for. We just did it. We got 125 dollars for our contract with Topps. But didn't really care, was doing what I loved. Favorite card? One blowing a Bubble."
Thanks! I don't have that card, but here is one from my collection.

1 comment:

  1. Awesome. I have just about all of Reitz's cards. He was one of my favorites as a kid.

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