Some of the Top Cards of 1976

Friday, November 5, 2010

1976 Topps #606 - Milwaukee Brewers



  • That isn't my handwriting on the card -- I took this one off of the Topps site. A couple months ago I decided that it would be easier to pull the cards that hadn't been scanned yet off of this site instead of scanning them myself.
  • Alex Grammas was  hired to manage the Brewers before the 1976 season
  • Grammas managed the club to 6th place finishes in 1976 (66-95) and in 1977 (67-95)
  • Alex was fired as the  Milwaukee manager after the 1977 season.
  • Grammas coached with Sparky Anderson in Cincinnati (1970-1975, 1978) and in Detroit (1980-1991)
  • Team Record: 66-95 (6th in AL East - 32 games behind New York)
  • Team Attendance: 1,012,164 (7th in AL)
  • Team Batting: .246 (10th in AL)
  • Team Home Runs: 88 (6th in AL)
  • Team Stolen Bases: 62 (12th in AL)
  • Team ERA: 3.64 (9th in AL)
  • Team Fielding: .975 (10th in AL)
  • Batting Leader: Sixto Lezcano - .285
  • Home Run Leader: George Scott - 18
  • RBI Leader: George Scott - 77
  • Stolen Base Leader: Robin Yount - 16
  • Victories Leader: Bill Travers - 15
  • Losses Leader: Bill Travers - 16
  • Strikeouts Leader: Jim Slaton - 138
  • ERA Leader (starters): Bill Travers - 2.81
  • ERA leader (relievers): Danny Frisella - 2.74
  • Saves Leader: Danny Frisella - 9
  • AL All Stars: Don Money (3B); Bill Travers (P)
  • AL Gold Glove Awards: George Scott (1B)



1 comment:

  1. Dig the dude in the plaid leisure suit. Man, this is 70's!

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