Monday, July 15, 2013

1975 All Star Game Honorary Captains: Musial & Mantle

With the All Star break upon us I thought I would make a few cards to honor the occasion.

1975 Topps Stan Musial All-Star

The practice of selecting an Honorary Captain of the All Star Team began in 1975. It continued until 2003. In 2007 once again Honorary Captains were named but the practice was abandoned the following year.

1975 Topps Mickey Mantle All-Star

In 1975 the Honorary Captions were Mickey Mantle and Stan Musial. The game was played in County Stadium in Milwaukee. Milwaukee was home to the American League Brewers and the former home to the National League Braves. In theory they could have chosen some hometown favorites to honor but instead went with 2 living legends.

1 comment:

  1. The 75 set is by far my all time favorite