Wow good for those guys, I know they both had their troubles but they were the biggest thing in baseball for a bit
about time. HOF talent, drug derailed. I liked both as a kid.
George Brett, Bobby Orr and Terry Bradshaw.
I still say Strawberry’s 84 topps card was the start of the rookie card craze. He was tremendously hyped, being called the next Mantle etc.
nobody except maybe yankee fans had heard of mattingly until during the 84 season.
Those two guys were super-fun to watch -- and I didn't even live in New York! Two distinct memories: