1975 Topps Set Card 294/660 – #148 – Jim Rooker, Pirates
Card Number: 148
Player Name: Jim Rooker
Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Image Style: Posed Pitching
Years In The Major Leagues: 13 seasons, 1968-80
Notes From His 1975 Season: Jim Rooker appeared in 28 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1975. He went 13-11 on the year, with 7 complete games and 1 shutout. Rooker worked 196 innings over the course of the 1975 baseball season, allowing 177 hits and 80 runs. He struck out 102 batters in that time while also giving up 76 walks.
Notes From Career: Jim Rooker played for three different teams during his 13-season major league career. He has a lifetime record of 103-109 with 66 complete games, 15 shutouts, and saves to his credit. Rooker has a career ERA of 3.46 as he allowed 814 runs over 1,810 innings pitched. Rooker is a member of the 1979 World Series Championship winning Pittsburgh Pirates.