1975 Topps Set Card 203/660 – #453 – Claude Osteen, Cardinals
Player Name: Claude Osteen
Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Image Style: Posed Portrait
Years In The Major Leagues: 18 seasons, 1957, 1959-75
Notes From His 1975 Season: The 1975 baseball season was Claude Osteen’s final one in the major leagues. He started 37 games for the Chicago White Sox in ’75, finishing the campaign with a 7-16 record. Osteen worked 204 innings during the season, allowing 237 hits and 110 runs en route to an ERA of 4.36 and a WHIP of 1.61.
Notes From Career: Claude Osteen pitched for six different teams during his 18-year career. He had a lifetime record of 196-195 with 140 complete games and 40 shutouts to his credit. Osteen pitched a total of 3,460 innings; in that time he struck out 1,612 batters while walking 940. Osteen was selected as an All-Star three times. He was a member of the 1965 World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers.