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Old 05-19-2023, 03:40 PM
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Default Carlton Fisk Red Sox Team Issue Questions

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Which of these is earlier? Any idea on the specific year? Thank you in advance for any help you can provide.

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Old 05-19-2023, 04:16 PM
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Alan:

I would guess early-mid 70s on the black and white one and late 70s on the color one.
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Old 05-19-2023, 04:28 PM
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To narrow down a date, it's probably all about that sleeve star insignia on the color photo. A quick search on eBay shows it appearing on many 1977 Red Sox players' cards. Didn't see it (not a thorough search) on any 1976 or 1978 cards, so it looks like the pic was 'probably' taken sometime during the 1976 season. Doesn't give you a release date, but it's something.
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Thank you both! Phil, that was my guess as well but it is good to confirm. Darren, thank you for your help on the other one as I had not noticed the star and it does serve to help date it more accurately.

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He's also wearing a flannel in the B&W and a double knit in the color.
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Old 05-19-2023, 08:31 PM
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According to the TCDB. the color sample is from the 1976/1977 (photos likely from '76) Boston Red Sox Picture Pack - if anyone has an Evans or Rice from this issue they'd be willing to sell please let me know.

https://www.tcdb.com/ViewCard.cfm/si...O-Carlton-Fisk

There is no listing at TCDB that could ID the B&W one.
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Thank you! Bob, good point regarding the uniform differences. Dewey, thank you for checking that site. I have the Rice from that same set in my Rice collection. I do not collect Evans but if I find one or a duplicate Rice I will let you know.

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I believe the black and white photo is 1972. There is a Marty Pattin on Ebay right now and he only played for the Red Sox in 72 and 73.

I need a Tiant and haven't seen one in years but I know it exists. Tiant signed with the Red Sox in May of 1971 and didn't debut until mid-June. That means between him and Pattin this had to be released between 71-73 with 71 maybe being unlikely if the photos were printed before or during the first half of the season.
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Thank you! I will let you know if I find a Tiant.
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Thank you!
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