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1975 Topps Set Card 221/660 – #91 – Dick Green, A’s

1975 Topps Set Card 221/660 – #91 – Dick Green, A’s

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Player Name:  Dick Green

Team:  Oakland A’s

Position:   2nd Base

Image Style:  Posed Batting

Years In The Major Leagues:  12 seasons, 1963-74

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Dick Green did not play during the 1975 baseball season.

Notes From Career:  Dick Green spent his entire 12-year major league career with the Athletics franchise – both in Kansas City and Oakland.  He is a career .240 hitter with 960 hits in 4,007 at-bats.  Of his 960 hits, Green connected for 145 doubles, 23 triples, 80 home runs, and 712 singles.  He scored 427 runs for the A’s during his career while also driving in 422.  Green played on three World Series Championship teams with Oakland – 1972, 1973, and 1974.

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1975 Topps Set Card 136/660 – #232 – Diego Segui, Red Sox

1975 Topps Set Card 136/660 – #232 – Diego Segui, Red Sox

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Player Name:  Diego Segui

Team:  Boston Red Sox

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  15 seasons, 1962-75, 1977

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Diego Segui appeared in 33 games for the Red Sox in 1975.  By season’s end, he had a record of 2-5 with 6 saves and an ERA of 4.82.  Segui struck out just 45 batters in 71 innings of work while allowing 71 hits and 41 runs.

Notes From Career:   Diego Segui sported a 92-111 record by the end of his career.  He notched 71 career saves as well.  Segui was used as both a starting and relief pitcher, and he notched 28 complete games including 7 shutouts.  He has a career ERA of 5.69 and a strikeouts per nine innings ratio of 6.5.

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Did You Know…

The Athletics have called three cities home – Philadelphia, Kansas City, and Oakland.

The city in which they sported the best record is Oakland.  Going into the 2012 baseball season, the Oakland A’s have won 3,555 games while losing 3,280 – good for a .520 win percentage.  Their winning percentage in Philadelphia was .478 and in Kansas City it was .404.