1975 Topps Set Card 198/660 – #206 – 1968 Most Valuable Players
Player Name: Denny McLain, Bob Gibson
Card Number: 206
Team: Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals
Image Style: reprint baseball cards
How they got there:
Denny McLain was both the Cy Young Award and MVP Award winner in the American League in 1968. McLain started 41 games, going 31-6 with a 1.96 ERA. He pitched 336 innings that season while allowing 241 hits and 86 runs. McLain struck out 280 batters in ’68 while walking just 63.
Bob Gibson was both the Cy Young Award and MVP Award winner in the National League in 1968. He was also a Gold Glove winner. Gibson started 34 games for the Cardinals in 1968, going 22-9 with 28 complete games and 13 shutouts. He had an ERA of just 1.12 during the season while working in 304 innings. Gibson struck out 268 batters while walking 62.