1975 Topps Set Card 189/660 – #122 – Al Hrabosky, Cardinals

1975 Topps Set Card 189/660 – #122 – Al Hrabosky, Cardinals

Progress: 189/660

Player Name:  Al Hrabosky

Team:  St. Louis Cardinals

Position:   Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues:  13 seasons, 1970-82

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Al Hrabosky appeared in 65 games for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1975.  He completed the season with a 13-3 record and a league-high .813 winning percentage.  Hrabosky had an NL-leading 22 saves for the team in 1975 and an ERA of just 1.66.  In 97 innings of work, he struck out 82 batters while walking 33.  He finished in 3rd place for the Cy Young Award.

Notes From Career:  Al Hrabosky pitched for 3 different teams during his 13-year major league career.  A relief pitcher, he appeared in 545 games during that time, getting saves in 97 of them.  He has a lifetime record of 64-35 with an ERA of 3.10.  Hrabosky has a lifetime strikeout to walk ratio of 1.74:1 and averaged 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings.  Hrabosky finished in the Top 5 for the Cy Young voting during the 1974 and 1975 baseball seasons.  He also got MVP consideration in both of those campaigns too.

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