1975 Topps Set Card 101/660 – #357 – Ken Forsch, Astros

1975 Topps Set Card 101/660 – #357 – Ken Forsch, Astros

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Player Name:  Ken Forsch

Card Number:  357

Team:  Houston Astros

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  16 seasons, 1970-84, 1986

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Ken Forsch pitched in 34 games for the Astros in 1975.  He compiled a record of 4-8 with 3 saves and an ERA of 3.22.  Forsch pitched 109 innings in ’75 allowing 114 hits and 42 runs while striking out 54 batters and walking 30.

Notes From Career:  Forsch put together a solid carer with a 114-113 record over 16 major league seasons.  He spent time pitching for just two franchises over that stretch while becoming an All-Star pitcher for both teams.  Forsch retired from the game with a 3.37 ERA and 1,047 strikeouts in 2,127 innings of work.

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2 responses to “1975 Topps Set Card 101/660 – #357 – Ken Forsch, Astros

  1. His brother, Bob Forsch, wrote a great book about playing baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals. He wrote a funny story about how he had to avoid talking to his brother (Ken) during games because Bob Gibson would fine him if he saw him patronizing with the other team.

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