Sunday, February 26, 2017

1928 Tharp's F50 (1972 TCMA reprint) #45/59: Paul/Lloyd Waner, Pittsburgh Pirates

Hall of Fame brothers Paul and Lloyd Waner, were featured early in their careers on the 1928 F50 sets.  Older brother, Paul, played 20 years from 1926-1945, mostly for the Pirates.  He was often a league leader in Runs, Hits, Doubles, Triples, RBI, and Batting Avg, helping the Pirates to the World Series in 1927 against the Yankees.  Younger brother, Lloyd, was still is his rookie season against the Yankees in 1927 with an 18-year career lasting through 1945, often leading the league in multiple category as well.





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