1975 Topps Set Card 177/660 – #73 – JR Richard
Player Name: JR Richard
Team: Houston Astros
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.