1975 Topps Set Card 242/660 – #49 – Larry Dierker, Astros
Player Name: Larry Dierker
Team: Houston Astros
Image Style: Posed Pitching
Years In The Major Leagues: 14 seasons, 1964-77
Notes From His 1975 Season: Larry Dierker started 34 games for the Houston Astros in 1975. In those 34 starts, he compiled a record of 14-16 and a 4.00 ERA. In 232 innings of work, Dierker gave up 225 hits and 109 runs while also striking out 127 batters and walking 91.
Notes From Career: Larry Dierker was a 2-time All-Star during his 14-year big league career. He has a lifetime record of 139-123, and had a personal best 20-wins in 1969. Dierker threw 106 complete games during his career, including 25 shutouts. He has a career ERA of 3.31 as he allowed 948 runs in 2,333 innings of work.