Monday, November 14, 2011

1961 Topps Baseball Thrills Johnson & Vance

The last time pitchers from both the National League and American League won the Triple Crown was 1924.  Hall of Famer Walter Johnson led the A.L. with 23 wins 158 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.72 for the World Series Champion Washington Senators.  Another Hall of Famer, Dazzy Vance had 28 wins 262 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.16 for the Brooklyn Robins who came in 2nd in the N.L.

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