1975 Topps Set Card 234/660 – #51 – Bob Forsch, Cardinals

1975 Topps Set Card 234/660 – #51 – Bob Forsch, Cardinals

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Player Name:  Bob Forsch

Team:  St. Louis Cardinals

Position:   Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  16 seasons, 1974-89

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Bob Forsch made 35 starts for the Cardinals during the 1975 baseball season.  He went 15-10 on the year and finished the season with 7 complete games, 4 shutouts, and an ERA of 2.86.  Forsch worked 230 innings in ’75 allowing 213 hits and 89 runs while striking out 76 and giving up 71 walks.

Notes From Career:  Bob Forsch is a 16-year MLB veteran with 498 appearances and 2,794 innings of work on his resume.  Forsch has a career record of 168-136 alongside 67 complete games, 19 shutouts, and 3 saves.  Forsch won two Silver Slugger Awards during his career crowning him as the best-hitting pitcher in the National League.  He is a member of the 1982 World Series winning St. Louis Cardinals.

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2 responses to “1975 Topps Set Card 234/660 – #51 – Bob Forsch, Cardinals

  1. He also pitched two no-hitters for St. Louis. His brother Ken also pitched a no-hitter for the Astros, making them the only brothers to do so. He pitched the only no hitters at Busch stadium, was a 20 game winner, and less than a week prior to his untimely passing he threw out the first pitch at Game 7 of the 2011 World Series at Busch Stadium. A great pitcher, definitely collection worthy. I’m happy to have his autograph in my collection.

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