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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 212/660 – #119 – Tommy Helms, Astros

1975 Topps Set Card 212/660 – #119 – Tommy Helms, Astros

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Player Name:  Tommy Helms

Team:  Houston Astros

Position:   2nd Base

Image Style:  Posed Action

Years In The Major Leagues:  14 seasons, 1964-77

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Tommy Helms played in 64 games for the Houston Astros in 1975.  He had 135 at-bats in those contests and connected for 28 hits en route to a .208 batting average.  Of his 28 hits, Helms connected for 26 singles and 2 doubles.  He scored 7 runs for the Astros in 1972 while driving in 14.

Notes From Career:  Tommy Helms was the National League Rooke of the Year in 1964 as a member of the Cincinnati Reds.  He was chosen as an All-Star in two seasons and also captured two Gold Gloves for defensive excellence at second base as well with the Reds.  Helms is a career .269 hitter with 1,342 hits on his resume.  In twelve seasons, Helms had 4,997 at-bats; he struck out just 301 times in that span while also drawing 231 walks.

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