Friday, July 24, 2020

2020 Chachi #31 Joe Girardi MG

Joseph Elliott Girardi

Bats:  Right  Throws:  Right  Height:  5'11"  Weight:  195
Opening Day Age:  55
Born:  October 14, 1964, Peoria, IL
Contract Status:  Signed through 2022 with a club option for 2023
Major League Teams:  Chicago Cubs 1989-1992; Colorado Rockies 1994-1995; New York Yankees 1996-1999; Chicago Cubs 2000-2002; St. Louis Cardinals 2003
As a Coach:  New York Yankees 2005
As a Manager:  Florida Marlins 2006; New York Yankees 2008-2017; Philadelphia Phillies 2020
First Phillies Card:  2019 Phillies Team Issue 2 Special Edition #25*
First Phillies Minor League Card:  N/A
First Phillies Team Issued Card:  2019 Phillies Team Issue 2 Special Edition #25

*Still looking for this card.  Girardi signed team issued photo cards at the Reading Fightin Phils' Baseballtown Winter Caravan event held on January 21, 2020.

Newest Card Added:  N/A

Topps Flagship Set Appearances (16):  1990-1998, 2000-2003, 2008-2010

0 - Girardi baseball cards in my collection per The Phillies Room Checklist as of 7/23/20.

Complete Chachi Checklist
2019 Chachi #69 - New Manager HL
2020 Chachi Photo Cards #25
2020 Chachi #31

Girardi will have to wait a little while for his first mainstream Phillies baseball card, and for now his Chachi custom cards will have to suffice.  The new Phillies manager made his Topps flagship debut in 1990 after his rookie cards had appeared in the 1989 Donruss Rookies, Fleer, Score Rookie & Traded and Upper Deck sets.

His most recent baseball card can be found in the 2020 Topps Throwback Thursday online only set in the style of the 1974 Topps set, where he's paired with Cubs catcher Willson Contreras.
2020 Virtual Phillies Wall / 2020 Season Summary Index 2020 Chachi Set Checklist

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