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1968 Topps Felipe Alou 55 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾

I’ve been a fan of the entire Alou family for a long time. Felipe is my favorite because he spent most of his best years playing for the Braves, he was a flat out terrific baseball player and he was a terrific manager.

I love Jesus Alou because he basically spent three seasons out of the game and was able to come back and play in the big leagues. (I tend to picture him as he appears on his 1980 Topps baseball card with the Astros.

I know next to nothing about Matty Alou other than he had a solid career with a few flat out great years for the Pirates.

The best Alou brothers story takes place on September 15, 1963. Felipe Alou started in right field for the Giants. In the bottom of the 7th, Felipe moved to left and Jesus came into the game in right field. In the bottom of the 8th, Felipe moved to center field and Matty came in to play left field. For the first time in baseball history, three brothers played in the same outfield.

1968 Topps Alou 55a

1968 Topps Alou 55b