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1976 Topps John Odom #651 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾

I’m sorry, but if you have a cool nickname like “Blue Moon”, and if your freaking baseball reference page can only be found by searching for Blue Moon Odom, then Topps should have damn well put Blue Moon Odom on the card.

Other than the nickname, the coolest thing about Odom is that despite pitching for 13 seasons in the big leagues, Odom was ultimately more valuable with his bat than he was as a pitcher. He was a hell of a base runner for anybody, let alone as a pitcher. He was often used as a pinch runner.

Oh, and he was money in the post-season.

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