1975 Topps Set Card 229/660 – #221 – Aurelio Rodriguez, Tigers
Player Name: Aurelio Rodriguez
Team: Detroit Tigers
Position: 3rd Base
Image Style: Posed Fielding
Years In The Major Leagues: 17 seasons, 1967-83
Notes From His 1975 Season: Aurelio Rodriguez played in 151 games for the Detroit Tigers during the 1975 baseball season. He spent all of that time defending third base while getting 507 at-bats. Rodriguez hit .245 during the season with 124 total hits including 20 doubles, 6 triples, and 13 home runs. Rodriguez scored 47 runs for the Tigers in ’75 while also driving in 60.
Notes From Career: Aurelio Rodriguez was a solid performer at third base, earning a Gold Glove during the 1976 season for his sharp play. During his 17-season career, he amassed a fielding percentage of .964 while committing just 215 errors in 1,983 total games played. Rodriguez has a lifetime batting average of .237 with 1,570 career hits.