1975 Topps Set Card 166/660 – #75 – Ted Simmons, Cardinals

1975 Topps Set Card 166/660 – #75 – Ted Simmons, Cardinals

Progress: 166/660

Player Name:  Ted Simmons

Team:  St. Louis Cardinals

Position:  Catcher

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  21 seasons, 1968-88

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Ted Simmons played in 157 games for the Cardinals in 1975, catching in 154 of them.  He hit .332 on the season collecting 193 hits in 581 at-bats.  Of his 193 hits, Simmons connected for 32 doubles and 18 home runs.  Simmons’ strong season earned him a 6th place finish for the NL MVP Award at the end of the ’75 season.

Notes From Career:  Ted Simmons capped his 21 season major league career with a lifetime .285 batting average with 2,472 hits.  He was an 8-time All-Star and captured one Silver Slugger Award.  He also placed in the Top 16 for the MVP Award six times.

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