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1975 Topps Set Card 248/660 – #622 – Rookie Outfielders With Armbrister, Lynn, Poquette, Whitfield

1975 Topps Set Card 248/660 – #622 – Rookie Outfielders With Armbrister, Lynn, Poquette, Whitfield

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Player Name:  Ed Armbrister, Fred Lynn, Tom Poquette, Terry Whitfield

Card Number:  622

Team:  Cincinnati Reds, Botson Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees

Position:  Outfielders

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

How these players fared in 1975:

Ed Armbrister – Armbrister hit just .185 in 59 games for the Reds. He was used sparingly as a reserve player, getting just 65 at-bats in those 59 games.  He had just 12 hits on the year, 1 double and 11 singles.

Fred Lynn – Fred Lynn took the AL by storm in 1975.  He was the league’s ROY and MVP with his .331 batting average, 103 runs scored, 175 hits including 42 doubles and 21 home runs, 105 RBI, and an All-Star and Gold Glove selection.

Tom Poquette – Tom Poquette did not play major league baseball in 1975.

Terry Whitfield – Whitfield played in 28 games for the Yankees in 1975.  He hit .272 for the team, collecting 22 hits in 81 at-bats.  Whitfield scored 9 runs for the Yankees in ’75 while driving in another seven.

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1976 Topps Cincinnati Reds Teams Set – Card #652 – Ed Armbrister

1976 Topps Cincinnati Reds Teams Set – Card #652 – Ed Armbrister

A 5-year veteran that spent his full career with the Reds, Armbrister was used as a utility player for the team.  A decent hitter with good speed, Armbrister is a career .245 hitter.  He tallied 65 hits during his career while scoring 46 runs and stealing 15 bases.

Armbrister was part of the Reds’ championship roster for the 1975 World Series.

1975 Topps Cincinnati Reds Teams Set – Card #622 – Ed Armbrister

1975 Topps Cincinnati Reds Teams Set – Card #622 – Ed Armbrister

More commonly known around the hobby as Fred Lynn’s rookie card, this card from the 1975 Topps set is also the first card featuring Reds’ outfielder Ed Armbrister.

A 5-year veteran that spent his full career with the Reds, Armbrister was used as a utility player for the team.  A decent hitter with good speed, Armbrister is a career .245 hitter.  He tallied 65 hits during his career while scoring 46 runs and stealing 15 bases.

Armbrister was part of the Reds’ championship roster for the 1975 World Series.

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