Monday, August 12, 2019

2019 National Pickup - Signed 1987 Topps Vern Ruhle

The first thing I did when I hit the show floor at the National, was look for signed 1987 Topps.  I saw a vendor that I remembered from Cleveland (last year) and noted that he had several signed 87s that I needed.  I picked up quite a few guys who were now deceased, and I want to try to post each one individually, if anything, so I can learn about each of them.

Vern Ruhle (b. 1951 - d. 2007) played in the majors from 1974 to 1986 for the Tigers, Astros, Indians and Angels.  He had a career record of 67-88 with 582 strike outs and a 3.73 ERA.

Ruhle died in 2007 after a yearlong battle with multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells).

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