1975 Topps Set Card 212/660 – #119 – Tommy Helms, Astros
Player Name: Tommy Helms
Team: Houston Astros
Position: 2nd Base
Image Style: Posed Action
Years In The Major Leagues: 14 seasons, 1964-77
Notes From His 1975 Season: Tommy Helms played in 64 games for the Houston Astros in 1975. He had 135 at-bats in those contests and connected for 28 hits en route to a .208 batting average. Of his 28 hits, Helms connected for 26 singles and 2 doubles. He scored 7 runs for the Astros in 1972 while driving in 14.
Notes From Career: Tommy Helms was the National League Rooke of the Year in 1964 as a member of the Cincinnati Reds. He was chosen as an All-Star in two seasons and also captured two Gold Gloves for defensive excellence at second base as well with the Reds. Helms is a career .269 hitter with 1,342 hits on his resume. In twelve seasons, Helms had 4,997 at-bats; he struck out just 301 times in that span while also drawing 231 walks.