Friday, October 16, 2009

NL Pitching Leaders (#7, #9, #11)

With Sandy Koufax retiring following the 1966 season, and Bob Gibson missing almost 2 months with a broken leg, this opened up some space at the top of the National League pitching charts in 1967. The Phillies' Jim Bunning took particular advantage:

Had the Phillies not foolishly traded Fergie Jenkins to the Cubs in early 1966, the Phillies may have had a stranglehold on these cards!


Matt Runyon said...

It's funny how Topps listed the top 40 or so guys in each category.

Jim from Downingtown said...

Ha! Who knew Frank Linzy and Al McBean would be on a Pitching Leaders list!