1975 Topps Set Card 159/660 – #27 – Ken Reitz, Cardinals

1975 Topps Set Card 159/660 – #27 – Ken Reitz, Cardinals

Progress: 159/660

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.

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