|NO BULL: LUZINSKI COULD HIT.|
|WEIGHT: 225? NO WAY.|
- Pretty sweet, this faux 1978. Always liked that All-Star shield, and the overall card design is one of Topps' most underrated.
- Neat and wispy, which surprises coming from the beast of a man known as "The Bull,'' who you'd figure would have a messy, illegible sig.
- During his prime, 6-1, 255-pound Greg Luzinski was a rare slugger who could hit for average. From '73-'78, he averaged 28 homers, 98 RBI and batted .291. He was an All-Star in four of those six seasons.
- Although the Phillies were perennial NL bridesmaids from '76-'78, Luzinski hit safely in each of the 11 NLCS games they played in during that span.
- Had two game-winning hits in the '80 NLCS, when the Phils advanced to the World Series.
- Joined his hometown Chicago White Sox in '81 and became one of the AL's best designated hitters, a role he was perfect for, considering his poor outfield skills. He averaged 21 homers during his four seasons on the South Side, including a then DH-record 32 in '83.
- Luzinski banged three homers off the roof of old Comiskey Park.
|THE HEART OF THE PHILLIES' ORDER.|
|NL MVP RUNNER-UP IN '75 (MORGAN) AND '77 (FOSTER).|