Friday, June 7, 2013

1966 Topps All Star Cards : American League Infield

1966 Topps Harmon Killebrew All Star

Appearing in his 7th All Star game, Killebrew's 2 run Homer in the 5th inning tied the game at 5. Ultimately the N.L. would win 6-5 on an RBI, infield single off Ron Santo's bat.

1966 Topps Felix Mantilla All Star

1965 saw career highs in Hits, Walks and RBIs for Felix Mantilla. He also made his only All Star appearance. In the 2nd inning he turned a double play assisted by 2 Hall of Famers (Brooks Robinson and Harmon Killebrew), taking out 2 other Hall of Famers (Willie Mays and Hank Aaron).

1966 Topps Dick McAuliffe All Star

In his 1st All Star game, McAuliffe went 2 for 3 including a 2 run blast in the 5th inning.

1966 Topps Brooks Robinson All Star

At the age of 28, Brooks Robinson was playing in his 9th All Star game. By the end of the season would have his 5th Gold Glove.

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