1975 Topps Set Card 188/660 – #162 – Willie Montanez
Player Name: Willie Montanez
Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Position: 1st Base
Image Style: Game Action
Years In The Major Leagues: 14 seasons, 1966, 1970-82
Notes From His 1975 Season: Montanez appeared in 156 games during the 1975 baseball season splitting time playing for the Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants. He hit a combined .302 for both clubs with 182 hits in 602 at-bats. Montanez drove in a combined 101 runs in 1975 while also scoring 61 times. He led the NL in double plays hit into with 26.
Notes From Career: Willie Montanez played for nine different teams during his 14-year big league career. He was named to the 1977 NL All-Star team. He was also an MVP candidate during the 1975 and 1976 baseball seasons. Montanez is a career .266 hitter with 1,604 lifetime hits. Montanez never appeared in the postseason.