1976 SSPC #171: Cookie Rojas

1976 SSPC #171 Cookie Rojas Hi, I’m Cookie Rojas!  You may remember me from… 16 years in the majors, mostly with the Phillies and Royals, and 5 All-Star teams.

In 1976, Rojas… Was on the decline and lost the starting second base job to Frank White.

2013 Joe wonders… How did he get a nickname like “Cookie”?

So… take your time… and tell me… Is it Shea?  Yes, it’s Shea.  The photographer of this set was very fond of having the third base line stands in the background.

Random Thoughts… A photo as washed-out as this would’ve fit right in to 1957 Topps.

1976 SSPC #171 Cookie Rojas backBetcha didn’t know… that Cookie came up with the Reds, played part of one season for the Cardinals and managed the Marlins for one game.

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