1975 Topps Set Card 166/660 – #75 – Ted Simmons, Cardinals
Player Name: Ted Simmons
Team: St. Louis Cardinals
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.