Tuesday, March 16, 2021

1981 Topps Jerry Turner


The front: Turner looks proud to be in yellow and brown as he stands in the dugout by the helmet rack.

The back: Turner had a monster year for AAA Hawaii in 1975, hitting .329 with 11 HR and 91 RBI in 142 games.

The player: Outfielder Jerry Turner played ten years in the major leagues, mostly for the Padres. In 733 games he hit .257 with 45 HR and 238 RBI.

The man: Since his playing career Turner was a scout and a pro and youth baseball coach, most recently for the MLB Alumni Association youth clinics.

My collection: I have 13 of his cards, from 1975 to 1983. I would be interested in trading for 1982 Topps Traded #121.

1 comment:

  1. How does Hawaii have a team even? Wouldn't all the plane travel be really expensive for a minor league team?