1975 Topps Set Card 159/660 – #27 – Ken Reitz, Cardinals
Player Name: Ken Reitz
Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Position: 3rd Base
Image Style: Posed Portrait
Years In The Major Leagues: 11 seasons, 1972-82
Notes From His 1975 Season: Ken Reitz played in a career high 161 games for the Cardinals in 1975. He connected for 159 hits in those contests, good for a .269 batting average. Of his 159 hits, Reitz collected 25 doubles and 5 home runs. He was awarded with the Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence at third base at the conclusion of the season.
Notes From Career: Ken Reitz played for four different teams during his 11-year big league career. He was named an All-Star during the 1980 baseball season and won a Gold Glove award in 1975 for his great play at third base. Reitz is a career .260 hitter with 1,243 hits on his resume. In 11 seasons, he never appeared in the postseason.