|1985 Topps Traded #121T, 1986 Donruss #34 and 1986 Topps #418|
In fact, there are just 10 players who appeared with the Phillies in 1985 who didn't appear in either the regular Topps base or traded set. I created cards for these 10 players, and posted them here.
Right-handed reliever Dave Shipanoff just makes the cut with three total cards from the 1986 Donruss, Fleer and Tastykake sets. He appeared in 26 games with the Phils in late 1985, before injuries cut his career short.
Derrel Thomas (63 games in 1985) - 1985 Topps Traded #121T and 1986 Topps #158
Rocky Childress (16 games in 1985 and 2 games in 1986) - 1985 Tastykake Phillies and 1986 Tastykake Phillies
Thomas finished up his 15-year career with the Phillies. He has the distinction of appearing with three different teams on 1985 baseball cards. His 1985 Topps card features him as a member of the Expos. The Expos sold Thomas to the Angels in September 1984, and he played in just 14 games with California. Fleer hustled a little more than Topps and has him with the Angels on his 1985 card. Finally, Topps issued a Phillies card for Thomas within its traded series.
Childress never received a standard-sized Phillies card.
Pat Zachry (10 games in 1985) - 1985 Tastykake PhilliesAlan Knicely (7 games in 1985) - 1986 Topps #418
Rich Surhoff (2 games in 1985) - 1985 Tastykake Phillies
Technically, Zachry has two cards as he's featured with the rest of the Phillies pitching staff on a multi-player card included within the 1985 Tastykake set. The 1976 National League Rookie of the Year appeared in just 10 games for the Phillies before getting released in June 1985.
Surhoff, B.J.'s older brother, pitched just one full inning for the Phillies, earning a win on September 8th. On September 13th, he was traded to the Rangers for Dave Stewart.
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