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Orlando Cepeda

Orlando Cepeda

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Orlando Cepeda was one of many players featured on collectible coins made by Topps and included in packs of baseball cards.
Native Puerto Rican Orlano Cepeda (b. 1937) was a first baseman for the San Francisco Giants (1958-66,) St. Louis Cardinals (1966-68,) Atlanta Braves (1968-72,) Oakland Athletics (1972,) Boston Red Sox (1973) and Kansas City Royals (1974).
Named the National League Rookie of the Year in 1958, Cepeda would go on to be named to eleven All-Star games. In 1967, he was named the League's Most Valuable Player, leading the Cardinals to that year's World Series Title.
Cepeda's was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999.
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, bottle
date made
San Francisco Giants
depicted (sitter)
Cepeda, Orlando
Topps Company, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Latinos and Baseball
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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