Wednesday, March 30, 2016

1953 Topps #23: Toby Atwell, Chicago Cubs, C

     Toby Atwell was just coming off of an All-Star season to start 1953, putting up career-high numbers during his rookie year.  He had played in the minors since 1946 before reaching the Cubs in 1952.   Atwell would be traded to the Pirates before the '53 All-Star break along with teammates Bob Addis, Gene Hermanski, Preston Ward, Bob Schultz, and George Freese for Joe Garagiola, Ralph Kiner, Howie Pollet, and George Metkovich.

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