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1975 Topps Set Card 308/660 – #470 – Jeff Burroughs, Rangers

1975 Topps Set Card 308/660 – #470 – Jeff Burroughs, Rangers

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Card Number:  470

Player Name:  Jeff Burroughs

Team:  Texas Rangers

Position:  Outfield

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues: 16 seasons, 1970-85

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Jeff Burroughs played in 152 games for the Texas Rangers in 1975.  He hit just .226 on the year with 132 hits in 585 at-bats.  Of his 132 hits, Burroughs connected for 20 doubles and 29 home runs while also driving in 94 runs and scoring 81 times.  Burroughs also led the NL in strikeouts with 155.

Notes From Career:  Jeff Burroughs is a former AL MVP and 2-time All-Star.  He is a lifetime .261 hitter with 1,443 hits in 1,689 games played.  Burroughs has 230 doubles and 240 home runs on his resume alongside 882 RBI.

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1975 Topps Set Card 306/660 – #106 – Mike Hargrove, Rangers

1975 Topps Set Card 306/660 – #106 – Mike Hargrove, Rangers

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Card Number:  106

Player Name:  Mike Hargrove

Team:  Texas Rangers

Position:  1st Base

Image Style:  Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues: 12 seasons, 1974-85

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Mike Hargrove played in 145 games for the Texas Rangers in 1975.  He hit .303 for the team with 157 hits in 519 at-bats.  Of his 157 hits, Hargrove connected for 22 doubles, 2 triples, and 11 home runs.  He drove in 62 runs in 1975 while also scoring 82 times.  He was selected to the AL All-Star team for the only time in his career.

Notes From Career:  Mike Hargrove is an All-Star and former Rookie Of The Year award winner that played for three different teams during his 12-season career.  He has a lifetime batting average of .290 with 1,614 hits in 1,666 games played.  Hargrove has 686 career RBI with 783 runs scored.

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1975 Topps Set Card 302/660 – #579 – Skip Pitlock, White Sox

1975 Topps Set Card 302/660 – #579 – Skip Pitlock, White Sox

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Card Number:  579

Player Name:  Skip Pitloc

Team:  Chicago White Sox

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues: 3 seasons, 1970, 1974-75

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Skip Pitlock faced one batter in 1975.  He gave up a hit during that at-bat.

Notes From Career:  Skip Pitlock appeared in 59 games during his three-year career.  He had a record of 8-8 with 1 complete game and 1 save.  Pitlock threw in 192 innings during his career, allowing 196 hits and 106 runs en route to a 4.53 ERA.  He struck out 124 and walked 103 in that time.

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1975 Topps Set Card 293/660 – #495 – Nelson Briles, Royals

1975 Topps Set Card 293/660 – #495 – Nelson Briles, Royals

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Card Number:  495

Player Name: Nelson Briles

Team:  Kansas City Royals

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style: Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues: 14 seasons, 1965-78

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Nelson Briles appeared in 24 games for the Royals in 1975, making 16 starts.  He went 6-6 on the year with 3 complete games and 2 saves.  Briles worked 112 innings in ’75, allowing 127 hits and 60 runs en route to a 4.26 ERA.

Notes From Career:  Nelson Briles is a career 129-112 pitcher with 14 seasons under his belt.  He has a career ERA of 3.44 and struck out 1,163 batters in 2,111 innings of work.  Briles won two World Series rings – 1 as a member of the 1967 Cardinals and 1 as a member of the 1971 Pirates.

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1975 Topps Set Card 286/660 – #299 – Bucky Dent, White Sox

1975 Topps Set Card 286/660 – #299 – Bucky Dent, White Sox

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Card Number:  299

Player Name: Bucky Dent

Team:  Chicago White Sox

Position: Shortstop

Image Style: Posed Hitting

Years In The Major Leagues: 12 seasons, 1973-84

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Bucky Dent was selected to the AL All-Star team for the first time in 1975.  As a member of the White Sox, he hit .264 as he connected for 159 hits in 157 games played.  Of his 159 hits, Dent collected 29 doubles and 4 home runs.  He scored 52 runs in 1975 while also driving in 58.

Notes From Career:  Bucky Dent is a 3-time All-Star player that suited up for four different MLB clubs during his 12-year career.  Dent is a lifetime .247 hitter with 1,114 hits on his resume.  He is a member of the 1977 and 1978 World Series championship winning New York Yankees.  He won the 1978 WS MVP Award due to his .417 average over 6 games against the Dodgers.

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1975 Topps Set Card 274/660 – #155 – Jim Bibby, Rangers

1975 Topps Set Card 274/660 – #155 – Jim Bibby, Rangers

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Card Number:  155

Player Name:  Jim Bibby

Team:  Texas Rangers

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues:  12 seasons, 1972-81, 1983-84

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Jim Bibby played for both the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians during the 1975 baseball season.  Combined, he pitched in 36 games and compiled a 7-15 record with 6 complete games, 1 shutout, and 1 save.  Bibby worked 181 innings in 1975, allowing a total of 172 hits and 89 runs.

Notes From Career:  Jim Bibby is an All-Star pitcher that played for four different clubs during his 12-season career.  Used as both a starter and reliever, Bibby amassed a record of 111-101 with 8 saves during his playing days.  He has a lifetime ERA of 3.76 alongside 1,079 strikeouts in 1,722 innings of work.  Bibby is a member of the 1979 World Series championship winning Pittsburgh Pirates.

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1975 Topps Set Card 231/660 – #466 – World Series Highlights

1975 Topps Set Card 231/660 – #466 – World Series Highlights

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Card Number:  466

World Series Highlights – A’s Do It Again.  Win 3rd Straight World Series.

This card celebrates the championship win of the Oakland Athletics at the culmination of the 1975 World Series.  The A’s, having won the 1973 and 1974 World Series titles cemented their place in baseball history as a true dynasty in the sport with their third straight championship victory.

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1975 Topps Set Card 228/660 – #381 – John Curtis, Cardinals

1975 Topps Set Card 228/660 – #381 – John Curtis, Cardinals

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Player Name:  John Curtis

Team:  St. Louis Cardinals

Position:   Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues:  15 seasons, 1970-84

Notes From His 1975 Season:  John Curtis made 39 pitching appearances for the Cardinals in 1975, 18 of which were starts.  He compiled a record of 8-9 with 1 save in those contests.  Curtis worked 146 innings during the 1975 season, allowing 151 hits and 70 runs during that span en route to an ERA of 3.44.  He also struck out 67 batters in that time, while walking 65.

Notes From Career:  John Curtis was used as both a starting pitcher and relief pitcher during his 15-season MLB career.  He has a career record of 89-97 with 11 saves, 42 complete games, and 14 shutouts.  Curtis has a lifetime ERA of 3.96 as he allowed 1,695 hits and 810 runs in 1641 innings.

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1975 Topps Set Card 209/660 – #272 – Lynn McGlothen

1975 Topps Set Card 209/660 – #272 – Lynn McGlothen

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Player Name:  Lynn McGlothen

Team:  St. Louis Cardinals

Position:   Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Pitching

Years In The Major Leagues:  11 seasons, 1972-82

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Lynn McGlothen started 34 games for the Cardinals in 1975.  He compiled a record of 15-13 with 9 complete games and 2 shutouts.  In 239 innings of work, McGlothen amassed an ERA of 3.92 as he allowed 231 hits and 110 runs.  McGlothen struck out 146 batters in ’75, giving him an average of 5.5 K’s per nine innings pitched.

Notes From Career:  In 11 baseball seasons, Lynn McGlothen pitched for 6 different clubs.  He appeared in 318 games during that time, making 201 starts.  In total, McGlothen put together a record of 86-93 with 2 saves.  He threw 41 complete games with 13 shutouts while striking out 939 batters in 1,497 innings of work.  McGlothen was chosen as an All-Star during the 1974 baseball season.

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1975 Topps Set Card 199/660 – #156 – Dave Kingman, Giants

1975 Topps Set Card 199/660 – #156 – Dave Kingman, Giants

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Player Name:  Dave Kingman

Team:  San Francisco Giants

Position:   1st Base

Image Style:  Posed Batting

Years In The Major Leagues:  16 seasons, 1971-86

Notes From His 1975 Season:  The 1975 baseball season was Dave Kingman’s first with the New York Mets.  He played in 134 games for the club, hitting .231 with 116 hits in 502 at-bats.  Of his 116, Kingman connected for doubles, 1 triple, and 36 home runs.  He was responsible for driving in 88 runs for the team while also scoring 65 times.

Notes From Career:  Dave Kingman played for 6 different teams during his 16-season MLB career.  He is a career .236 hitter with 1,575 hits, which includes 240 doubles and 442 home runs.  Dave Kingman was selected as an All-Star three times during his career.  He led the league in home runs hit twice and RBI three times.  Kingman received votes for MVP in five different seasons.

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