On this day, fifty-six years ago...
1959 Topps #1
Ford Frick became the third Commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Forty-two years ago...
1973 Topps #130
Pete Rose rumbled with Bud Harrelson in the third game of the 1973 NLCS.
Thirty-eight years ago...
1977 Topps #110
The Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Steve Carlton and ended the Philadelphia Phillies season.
Six years later...
1983 Topps #70
Mr. Carlton returned the favor and sent the Dodgers packing.
Twenty-six years ago...
1989 Topps #370
Dennis Eckersley struck out Junior Felix and the Oakland A's went on to face the San Francisco Giants in the 1989 World Series.
2015 Topps Archives #70
Jake Arrieta pitched a complete game shutout as the Chicago Cubs moved one step closer to fulfilling the Back to the Future prophecy.