1975 Topps Set Card 177/660 – #73 – JR Richard

1975 Topps Set Card 177/660 – #73 – JR Richard

Progress: 177/660

Player Name:  JR Richard

Team:  Houston Astros

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues:  10 seasons, 1971-80

Notes From His 1975 Season:   JR Richard started 31 games for the Astros in 1975.  He compiled a record of 12-10 while throwing 7 complete games and a shutout.  Richard pitched 203 innings in ’75 while amassing an ERA of 4.39.  In those 203 innings of work, he struck out 176 batters while walking 138.

Notes From Career:  JR Richard only pitched for one team during his 10-year career – the Astros.  He appeared in 238 games for the club and earned a 107-71 record for his efforts.  Richard has a lifetime ERA of 3.15.  He was named as a National League All-Star in 1980 and had three ‘Top 7’ finishes for the Cy Young Award on his resume.

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