1975 Topps



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All cards in the 1975 Topps Regular Issue Set that have a Twins player depicted

 

 What it says on the back of the card...

 

#30 Bert Blyleven

In becoming a 20-game winner in 1973 at age of 22, Bert ranks as the 13th youngest pitcher in modern baseball history and the 38th youngest of all time to have achieved such a feat.

 

 

 

 #54 Eric Soderholm

Eric broke into pro ranks as a shortstop and was named All-Star in Florida State League in Orlando, 1968. One of his finest big league games came on August 31, 1973 when he went 4-for-5 in a game against the Rangers. 

 

 

 

 

 #78 Ray Corbin

Curiously, Ray accounted for eight Victories and 83 Strikouts in each of his first 3 seasons with the Twins. A starter or reliever, he finished 1973 with a five-game winning streak.

 

 

 

 

 

 #102 Joe Decker

Joe had back-to-back shutouts for the Twins in 1973 with his peak effortbeing a 4-hit gem in Chicago, June 26. He comes with a blazing fastball.

 

 

 

 

 

#127 Glenn Borgmann

A College All-American 3 years ago, Glenn earned P.C.L. All-Star honors in 1973 and appears headed for stardom.

 

 

 

 

 

 #151 Steve Brye

The Twins' 1st draft choice after staring for American Legion national champs of 1966, Steve was an All-Star selection in Northern League, 1967 and in the Southern Loop, 1970.

 

 

 

 

  #203 1965 MVPs (Zoilo Versalles) 

For Zoilo Versalles, 1965 was a great year because: He tied Carl Yastrzemski for major league lead with 45 doubles & tied Tommy Harper for lead with 125 runs. He led American League with 308 Total Bases and tied Bert Campaneris for league lead with 12 triples. His 666 Official At-Bats were high for A.L. and he led loop's shortstops by participating in 105 Double Plays.

 

 

#207 1969 MVPs (Harmon Killebrew)

For Harmon Killebrew, 1969 was a great year because: He led both major leagues with 49 Homers and 140 Runs Batted in and led A.L. by drawing 145 Bases on Balls. He tied for loop lead by appearing in all of Twins' 162 Games, he had 20 doubles and scored 106 Runs during season. He helped Twins reach A.L. Championship Series vs. Orioles with consistent play all season, had solid .276 Average.


  

 #226 Bill Campbell

First called up to the Twins, 7-13-73, Bill was immediately pressed into action the next day. A starter until that time, he saw relief duty and has become ace of the Twins' bullpen.

 

 

 

 

 

 #249 Danny Thompson

Danny broke into pro ball at St. Cloud in 1968 and was selected as the Most Valuable Player in the Northern League. Plaugued by injuries, he's been Twins' sparkplug with fine play at shortstop.

 

 

 

 

 

 #273 Steve Braun

Always high in the "On Base Average" statistics, Steve is a key weapon in Twins' offensive attack. He enjoyed first 2-Homer day of career, 5-30-73, with 2 wallops against Orioles which sparked a 10-3 Minnesota triumph.

 

 

 

 

 

 #297 Craig Kusick

The 2nd leading Homer and R.B.I producer in P.C.L., 1973, Craig was winner of Sherry Robertson Award as Twins' top farmhand.

 

 

 

 

 

 #306 Batting Leaders (Rod Carew)

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#325 Tony Oliva

Nothing but stats!

 

 

 

 

 

#346 Bobby Darwin

Always tough in the clutch, Bobby is ranking high on Twins' list of game-winning Hits the past two seasons. He plays winter ball in off-season.

 

 

 

 

 

#368 Vic Albury

Vic allowed one run in big league debut, 8-5-73, but then hurled Shutout ball in next 10 appearances.

 

 

 

 

 

 #419 Dave Goltz

Dave was All-Star at Sarasota, 1967

 

 

 

 

 

 #443 Twins Team Card

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#478 Tom Burgmeier

Tom's best season was 1971 when he placed 4th in A.L. Fireman ratings with 26 Points on 17 Saves and 9 Wins.

 

 

 

 

 

#526 Larry Hisle

Larry's excellent base-running ability was reflected the past 2 seasons. In 1973 he stole 11 in 15 tries and in 1974 he had 12 Thefts & was caught 6.

 

 

 

 

 

#549 Bill Butler

One of Bill's finest performances in majors came for Royals, August 9, 1969, when he tossed sparkling one-hitter vs. Indians, marred only by 3rd inning single by Eddie Leon.

 

 

 

 

 

#576 Phil Roof

Nothing but stats!

 

 

 

 

 

#600 Rod Carew

Rod won A.L. Batting Crown by margin of 48 points in 1974. Was only player in loop to hit .300 in both 1973 & 1974.

 

 

 

 

 

#618 Rookie Pitchers (Tom Johnson)


 

 

 

 

 

#621 Rookie Pitchers (Juan Veintidos) 

 

 

 

 

 

#640 Harmon Killebrew

Nothing but stats!

 

 

 

 

 

#654 Jerry Terrell

Jerry was voted as Twins' outstanding rookie of 1973. He tied a club mark with 3 Doubles in game, 6-3-73.