1977 Topps Eddie Murray
In 1977 Eddie Murray and Andre Dawson were the Rookies of the Year. Both went on to be enshrined in Cooperstown. Its not often that both AL and NL Rookies of the Year land in the Hall of Fame. In 1956 it was Luis Aparicio and Frank Robinson. In 1967 we had Rod Carew and Tom Seaver. And the most recent is Eddie Murray and Andre Dawson in 1977. The 2001 ROY's Ichiro and Albert Pujols, look like they have a pretty good chance but that is a fairly long drought.
1970 Topps NL Leading Firemen: Fred Gladding, Wayne Granger, Cecil Upshaw
Fred Gladding was one of the "players to be named later" in the trade that sent Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews from the Astros to the Tigers in 1967. After an injury riddled 1968 season, Gladding led the NL with 29 saves, the first year that saves were an officially recognized statistic. Gladding spent his entire 13 season career as a relief pitcher. He made exactly 1 start in 450 appearances. In his only start he pitched 5 scoreless innings but didn't get the decision as the Orioles beat the…