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1979 Topps Bob Horner 586 - Braves Card of the Day

On June 6, 1978, the Braves selected Bob Horner with the first pick of the first round of the MLB amateur draft. Eight days later, Bob Horner started at third base in Atlanta and in his third at-bat, smashed a home run off the Pirates’ Bert Blyleven. Despite playing in only 89 games, Horner would belt 23 home runs and became the fourth Braves player to win the Rookie of the Year award. ⚾