Baseball Biography: Bob Dernier was a fleet-footed mostly centerfielder who played for the Phillies (1980-1983, 1988-1989) and Cubs (1984-1987). He had two 40+ SB seasons and 218 SB in his career. He was mostly a backup outfielder except for 1984-1985 with the Cubs. He won a Gold Glove in 1984 and finished 17th in NL MVP voting. He had a career best year that year, hitting .278/.356/.362 (97 OPS+).
I remember him on the 1989 Phillies, leading off most days until Len Dykstra came along. If my memory is correct, his only home run that year was an inside-the-park home run against the Giants....
and YouTube confirmed it in this video.
Role on the 1983 Phillies: He was a 4th outfielder/pinch runner/pinch hitter, appearing in 122 games, but with only 221 AB. He hit .231/.288/.290 (62 OPS+) and had 35 SB in 42 attempts.
Card Facts: This is a 2005 Topps Retired Signature Edition card. This set was distributed in 5 card packs with 5 packs per box (SRP: $150) with one slabbed auto card per pack.