1975 Topps Set Card 53/660 – #325 – Tony Oliva, Twins

1975 Topps Set Card 53/660 – #325 – Tony Oliva, Twins

Progress: 53/660

Player Name:  Tony Oliva

Card Number:  325

Team:  Minnesota Twins

Position:  Designated Hitter

Image Style:  Posed Batting

Years In The Major Leagues:  15 seasons, 1962-76

Notes From His 1975 Season:   The 1975 baseball season was Tony Oliva’s final full-time season in the major leagues.  He appeared in 131 games for the Twins and proved he could still be a serviceable player with his .270 average, 13 home runs, and 58 RBI.  He led the league in getting hit-by-pitch with 13.

Notes From Career:  Tony Olive spent his full, 15-year career with the Minnesota Twins.  He was an 8-time All-Star, a 3-time batting champion, a Rookie Of the Year winner, and a perennial MVP candidate.  He left the game with 1,917 career hits and a lifetime batting average of .304, with nine seasons of hitting .300 or better.

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