Sunday, April 19, 2015

Fleer Autograph Project - Part 42

This arrived on Saturday.  My forty-second autographed 1963 Fleer trading card.

Davenport had a 13 year career, all with the Giants, from 1958 through 1970.  So, what was the part of his career I chose to highlight in the letter that accompanied the TTM request?  While he was always rated above replacement level, I am not sure he could be considered an offensive powerhouse. Jim Davenport, nonetheless, hit Sandy Koufax really well. In 62 career at bats (73 plate appearances,) he had a triple slash line against Koufax of .290/.380/.500, which included 4 home runs.  Compare that against career marks of .258/.318/.367. 

What I am listening to: Sitting on Top of the World by Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel.

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