Sunday, March 13, 2011

1974 Topps - Sideburn Edition

I went the my local card shop on Saturday to work on my 1974 Topps Baseball set. I managed to pick up around 126 cards, bringing my total for the set to 436 out of 728 cards (including team checklists and the 44 card Traded set, but not the Washington Nat'l League cards). While working through the boxes of cards, I was struck by the number of really outrageous sideburns. I suppose they weren't outrageous at the time, but you get my drift. There was quite a selection to choose from, but here are my favorites:

Interestingly, Dick Tidrow was fairly clean shaven in 1974, but had joined the Facial Hair Club for Men by 1978:

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