Tuesday, February 12, 2019
#35 Don Mossi
It's the ever-popular Don Mossi! Here's a Mossi tidbit...he led the AL in fielding three times.
Don was 101-80 over 12 seasons, all in the AL. He was on the '57 All-Star squad and was credited with a hold. He appeared in the 9th inning in old Busch Stadium in St. Louis, entering in relief of Billy Pierce who had gotten himself into a jam. Mossi stuck out Ed Mathews and allowed a single to Ernie Banks but Gus Bell was thrown out at third on the play. Bob Grim came in to relieve Mossi and finished off the NL by retiring Gil Hodges.
This copy of Don's card is not long for the set binder. I had marked it for upgrading (see the homemade editing?) but it got lost in the shuffle of chasing other sets. I rectified that on eBay the other day after I forgot to scout for a reasonable priced replacement at the TriStar show on Saturday.
My upgraded copy arrived just a few hours after posting. Quick service from a company just north of here, Battersbox.