1975 Topps Set Card 16/660 – #369 – Merv Rettenmund, Reds

1975 Topps Set Card 16/660 – #369 – Merv Rettenmund, Reds

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Player Name:  Merv Rettenmund

Card Number: 369

Team:  Cincinnati Reds

Position:  Outfield

Image Style: Posed Batting

Years In The Major Leagues:  13 seasons, 1968-1980

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Rettenmund was a utility outfielder for the Reds in 1975.  He appeared in 93 games for the team and collected 226 plate appearances in that time.  He compiled a batting average of just .239 and an on-base percentage of .356.  Of his 45 hits on the year, he had 6 doubles, 1 triple, and 2 home runs.  He drove in 19 runs on the season while scoring 26 times.

Notes From Career:  Rettenmund won two World Series titles during his career – 1970 with Oakland and 1975 with Cincinnati.  He has 629 career hits and a lifetime batting average of .271.  Rettenmund was a solid fill-in guy for the outfield – he played 442 games in right field, 229 games in left field, and 155 games in center field.

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