1975 Topps Set Card 262/660 – #280 – Carl Yastrzemski, Red Sox
Card Number: 280
Player Name: Carl Yastrzemski
Team: Boston Red Sox
Position: Outfield, 1st Base
Image Style: Posed Hitting
Years In The Major Leagues: 23 seasons, 1961-83
Notes From His 1975 Season: Carl Yastrzemski played in 149 games for the Red Sox in 1975. He hit .269 on the year with 146 hits in 543 at-bats. Of his 146 hits, Yaz connected for 30 doubles and 14 home runs while scoring 91 runs and driving in 60. Yaz was chosen as an All-Star in 1975 and he finished in 30th place for the AL MVP Award.
Notes From Career: Yaz is one of the greatest stars from his era. His numbers are on par with the sport’s greats – 3,419 hits, 452 home runs, 1,844 RBI, 1,816 runs scored, 168 stolen bases, and a career batting average of .285. In Yaz’s 23-year career, he finished in the Top 20 for the MVP award 12 times, while earning the award in 1967 with his .326/44/121 performance.