Monday, August 29, 2016

MISSING IN ACTION- 1973 MARTY MARTINEZ

Here’s a “missing” 1973 card for former Texas Ranger Marty Martinez, who was wrapping up a seven-year career in 1972:

Martinez appeared in 57 games during the ’72 season, split between three teams: St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland A’s and Texas Rangers, hitting .159 with 14 hits in 88 at-bats, with six runs batted in and runs scored.
Originally up in the Majors at the age of 20 with the Minnesota Twins in 1962, he wouldn’t make it back to the big show until 1967, now with the  Atlanta Braves for a couple of years before moving on to the Houston Astros until his well-traveled final season of ’72.
For his career he hit .243 with 230 hits over 945 at-bats in 436 games, collecting 57 RBI’s and scoring 97 runs with 19 doubles and 11 triples.

3 comments:

  1. Absolutely fantastic! Three teams for Marty!

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  2. Latest booklet arrived today. Another great job

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  3. Great card! Where do you get these photos?

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