What’s Wrong With This Card Solved – Sammy Drake

The problems with Sammy Drake’s 1962 Topps card have been identified. Jimmy, our first respondent, recognized there was a problem with the batting record on the back of the card. The top, or “YEAR” row, gives Drake’s statistics for the 1961 season, when he played for Houston, which at the

What’s Wrong With This Card – Sammy Drake

Only twenty-five men could make the ignominious claim that they were members of the original New York Mets, and Sammy Drake was one of them. Drake was an infielder who started his professional career in the Negro American League with the Kansas City Monarchs in 1953. From there he was signed