1968 Topps Game – Gary Peters
Gary Peters played in 14 big league campaigns. Hi s debut came in 1959, but with very limited action in his first four seasons, he was still tagged as a ‘Rookie’ in 1963; the year that he won the American League’s Rookie of the Year Award.
In his first full campaign, Peters started 30 games while posting a 19-8 record. He threw 13 complete games, including 4 shutouts. Peters amassed an ERA of 2.33 during his rookie season while also striking out 189 batters in 243 innings of work.
For his career, Peters posted a record of 124-103. He was a 2-time All-Star and never made a postseason appearance.
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