1975 Topps Set Card 272/660 – #243 – Jim Kaat, White Sox
Card Number: 243
Player Name: Jim Kaat
Team: Chicago White Sox
Image Style: Posed Portrait
Years In The Major Leagues: 25 seasons, 1959-83
Notes From His 1975 Season: Jim Kaat appeared in 43 games for the Chicago White Sox over the course of the 1975 baseball season. He had a record of 20-14, with 12 complete games thrown and 1 shutout. Kaat worked 303 innings during the year, allowing a league-high 321 hits and 121 runs. Kaat struck out 142 batters during the season and won the Gold Glove Award and was selected as an AL All-Star.
Notes From Career: Jim Kaat’s major league career lasted 25 years spanning over 4 decades. His numbers are worthy of Hall of Fame consideration – 283 wins, 237 losses. 2,461 strikeouts, 16 Gold Glove awards, 3.45 ERA, 3-time All-star, and 1 World Series championship!!!