Who was on the Wheaties box in 1987?

NOTES: The first baseball team depicted on a Wheaties box was the 1987 World Series Champion Minnesota Twins.

What Wheaties box is worth the most money?

6 1951 Wheaties Complete Box With Ted Williams ($2,500) There were five other sports stars released in this series of cereals, but Ted Williams takes the cake for being the most expensive. Who knew such a small amount of cereal could amount to $2,500 in just a few short decades.

Who was on the Wheaties box in the 80s?

Individual athletes

Year Athlete Sport
1976, 2012 Caitlyn Jenner Decathlon
1983 Steve Veltman Bicycle Motocross Racing
1984 Leslie Deniz Discus
1984, 1999, 2012 Mary Lou Retton Gymnastics

What athletes have been on the Wheaties cereal box?

As far as most appearances, that record belongs to basketball superstar and NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, who has been on the box 18 times. Golfer Tiger Woods is second with 14 appearances. Earleir this year, athlete and activist Tommie Smith was featured on the front of a box.

What year were Wheaties created and how?

WHEATIES, invented accidentally when a health clinician in Minneapolis who was simmering bran gruel for intestinally distressed patients spilled it onto a hot stove and it dried into flakes, was introduced by the Washburn Crosby Company (now General Mills) in 1924.

Does Wheaties still put athletes on the box?

For the first few decades, Wheaties athletes were depicted on the back of the box, but in 1958 the brand made a fateful choice….Track and field leads the Wheaties way.

Sport Speedskating
No. of athletes 3
No. of medals 16
Most decorated athlete Apolo Anton Ohno

Is a Bruce Jenner Wheaties box worth anything?

One unopened box of Bruce Jenner Wheaties is seeing bids as much as $255 with 5 days left, and another unopened box is getting bids up to $125.50. The more enterprising Wheaties purchasers are even taking to social media to pitch the product for $500.

Who was the first athlete featured on a Wheaties cereal box?

baseman Lou Gehrig
Since it first featured an athlete on its box in 1934 — New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig — Wheaties has placed the image of more than 850 athletes on the iconic orange box, 77 of whom were Olympic medalists.

Who was the first athlete to appear on a Wheaties box and what year?

1958: Bob Richards He was the first athlete to appear on the front of the Wheaties box.

What year was there a non orange Wheaties box?

The first non-orange Wheaties box was released in 1992. The red and black package honored the NBA Champion Chicago Bulls.

Who has been depicted on a Wheaties box the most times?

Michael Jordan has the most individual appearances on a Wheaties Box — 18.

Who was the first athlete on a Wheaties box?

What happened to the Minnesota Twins in 1987?

February 20, 1987: Minor leaguer Mike Shade was traded by the Twins to the Montreal Expos for Al Newman. February 24, 1987: Billy Sample was signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins. The Twins were 85-77, first in the American League West, two games ahead of the Kansas City Royals.

Who was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1987?

May 22, 1987: Sal Butera was signed as a free agent by the Twins. Willie Banks was drafted by the Twins in the 1st round (3rd pick overall). Terry Jorgensen was drafted by the Twins in the 2nd round. Larry Casian was drafted by the Twins in the 6th round. Mark Guthrie was drafted by the Twins in the 7th round.

Who did the twins trade in 1987?

June 24, 1987: Danny Clay and Tom Schwarz (minors) were traded by the Twins to the Philadelphia Phillies for Dan Schatzeder and cash. July 31: The Twins traded a player to be named later to the Cleveland Indians for Steve Carlton.

Are the twins no longer the Twinkies?

These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available. “We are no longer the Twinkies. We’re the World Champion Minnesota Twins.” – Steve Lombardozzi The 1987 Minnesota Twins played 162 games during the regular season, won 85 games, lost 77 games, and finished in first position.