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1975 Topps Set Card 273/660 – #53 – Dave Giusti, Pirates

1975 Topps Set Card 273/660 – #53 – Dave Giusti, Pirates

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Card Number:  53

Player Name:  Dave Giusti

Team:  Pittsburgh Pirates

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  15 seasons, 1962, 1964-77

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Guisti pitched in 61 games for the Pirates in 1975.  He amassed a record of 5-4 with 17 saves through the seson.  Giusti pitched 91 innings during the season while allowing 79 hits and 38 runs.  At the end of the 1975 campaign, he sported an ERA of just 2.95 while giving up 42 walks while striking out 38 batters.

Notes From Career:  Dave Guisti pitched for five different major league clubs during his 15-season career.  A strong reliever, he has 145 career saves with a record of 100-93.  In 668 games played, Guisti worked 1,761 innings allowing 1,654 hits and giving up 764 runs.  Guisti was selected as an NL All-Star in 1973 and is a member of the 1971 World Series champion Pirates team.

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1975 Topps Set Card 263/660 – #474 – Luke Walker, Tigers

1975 Topps Set Card 263/660 – #474 – Luke Walker, Tigers

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Card Number:  474

Player Name:  Luke Walker

Team:  Detroit Tigers

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  9 seasons, 1965-66, 1968-74

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Luke Walker did not play major league baseball in 1975.

Notes From Career:  Luke Walker’s big league career spanned nine seasons and two teams, the Tigers and Pirates.  Walker appeared in 243 games during his career, making 100 starts.  He has a career record of 45-47 with 16 complete games, 7 shutouts, and 9 saves.  In 825 innings of work, Walker allowed 763 hits while giving up 375 runs and striking out 558 batters.  Walker is a member of the 1971 World Series championship winning Pittsburgh Pirates.

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1975 Topps Set Card 252/660 – #249 – Danny Thompson, Twins

1975 Topps Set Card 252/660 – #249 – Danny Thompson, Twins

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Card Number:  249

Player Name:  Danny Thompson

Team:  Minnesota Twins

Position:  Shortstop

Image Style:  Posed Hitting

Years In The Major Leagues:  7 seasons, 1970-76

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Danny Thompson played in 112 games for the Minnesota Twins in 1975.  He hit .270 for the club, collecting 96 hits in 355 at-bats.  Of his 96 hits, Thompson connected for 11 doubles, 2 triples, and 5 home runs.  He scored  just 25 runs for the team while driving in 37.

Notes From Career:  Danny Thompson spent 6+ of his 7 major league years in Minnesota with the Twins.  He played in a total of 694 games during his career, collecting 550 hits along the way.  Thompson is a lifetime .248 hitter with 70 doubles and 15 home runs to his credit.

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1975 Topps Set Card 227/660 – #449 – Charlie Williams, Giants

1975 Topps Set Card 227/660 – #449 – Charlie Williams, Giants

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Player Name:  Charlie Williams

Team:  San Francisco Giants

Position:   Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues:  8 seasons, 1971-78

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Charlie Williams made 55 pitching appearances for the Giants in 1975.  He compiled a record of 5-3 with 2 saves while working 98 innings for the club.  In that time, Williams allowed 94 hits and 41 runs, amassing an ERA of 3.49.

Notes From Career:   Charlie Williams was used as both a starting and relief pitcher during his 8-year career.  He made 268 appearances in total, with 33 starts.  Williams has a lifetime record of 23-22 with 4 saves and an ERA of 3.97.  In 573 innings of work, Williams struck out 257 batters while walking 275.

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1975 Topps Set Card 220/660 – #349 – Ray Sadecki, Cardinals

1975 Topps Set Card 220/660 – #349 – Ray Sadecki, Cardinals

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Player Name:  Ray Sadecki

Team:  St. Louis Cardinals

Position:   Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  18 seasons, 1960-77

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Ray Sadecki pitched for the Cardinals, Royals, and Braves during the 1975 baseball season.  In total, he made 38 appearances while earning a 4-3 record with 1 save.  Sadecki had an ERA of 40.3 in 80 innings of work as he allowed 91 hits and 48 runs.

Notes From Career:  Ray Sadecki pitched for six different teams during his 18-season big league career.  Used both as a starting pitcher and reliever, Sadekci made 563 appearances during his career, 328 of them being starts.  He has a career record of 135-131 with 7 saves.  In 2,500 innings of work, Sadecki struck out 1,614 batters while walking 922.  Sadecki was a member of the 1964 World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals.

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