Why #339? Today is the 339th day of 2017.
Why 1974 to 1978? Those are the first five sets I collected, the first five I completed and among my all-time favorite sets.
Yeah, OK… but WHY? Because I need to devote time to organizing my collection, which means I wanted some ideas for posts I could do without much mental effort… and featuring five different cards with the same card number from those five sets seemed like a potentially fun idea. I guess we’re about to find out if this is the case…
#339 from 1974 – All-Star Pitchers (Jim Hunter and Rick Wise)
You’re probably not surprised at Catfish Hunter starting the 1973 All-Star Game, but I wouldn’t be surprised if the most you know about Rick Wise is that he’s the guy the Cardinals got for Steve Carlton in 1972.
In the All-Star game, Rick Wise…
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