It’s been a long while but it’s time to add to the long-running “1976 Project” for “Reader Jim”, this time with a card for someone who fashioned a brief two-year career and even had a card in the 1975 Topps set, former California Angels player John Doherty:
After playing in 74 games during his rookie year of 1974, Doherty came
back in 1975 appeared in 30 more, hitting .202 with 19 hits over 94
Sadly for him that would be it for his Major League career, ending with a
.240 batting average with 76 hits in 317 at-bats and 104 games, all for
There are a few more players added to the “1976 Project” recently, so keep an eye out for them in the coming weeks.