1934-36 Diamond Stars #36A Earnie Lombardi (35G)/Sic, Ernie Baseball Card
1934-36 Diamond Stars #36A Earnie Lombardi (35G)/Sic, Ernie Baseball Card Cincinnati Reds
This Legend of the game was renowned for his lead feet, but that did not deter him from being selected to eight All-Star games and winning the 1938 National League Most Valuable Player award. He also helped the Reds win the 1939 NL pennant and 1940 World Series title.
In 1938, Ernie holds the distinction of catching Johnny Vander Meer’s consecutive no-hitters against the Boston Bees and Brooklyn Dodgers, respectively. Ernie Lombardi retired with a career .306 batting average with 1,792 hits, 190 home runs, 602 runs scored and 990 RBI. The Veterans Committee elected Ernest Natali Lombardi to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1986. So here is your opportunity to get one of his hard to find cards capturing him on the team he spent most of his career with. Don't miss out!
Notes: CC# TB0085
- Player = Lombardi, Earnie
- Year Published = 1934
- Manufacturer = Diamond Stars
- Sport = Baseball
- Team = Cincinnati Reds
Item ID: 5673
Category: Baseball Card
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