Some of the Top Cards of 1976

Friday, June 10, 2011

1976 Kellogg's #5 - Jim Hunter


  • What did he do to deserve a 1976 Kellogg's card?
    • Catfish had his fifth straight 20+ win season in 1975 -- he led the league with 23 wins
    • Jim had a 23-14 record with a 2.58 ERA and led the AL with 30 complete games
    • Finished second in AL Cy Young Award voting
    • Took the loss in the 1975 All Star Game (allowed two runs in two innings)
  • 1976 Highlights
    • Jim had his last full season in 1976
    • Hunter was 17-15 with a 3.53 ERA in 36 starts
    • Allowed two runs in two innings in the All Star Game
    • Started two games in the AL Championship Series -- won game 1 and lost game 4
    • Started game 2 of the World Series and took the loss on an unearned run with two out in the 9th inning -- Tony Perez singled in Ken Griffey

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