Here’s a GREAT airbrush classic of former pitching wiz Ken Holtzman, who found himself in Oakland after some excellent seasons with the Chicago Cubs:
LOVE the green and yellow cap along with the green turtle-neck! Not a bad shadow-job on the sweater either!
Holtzman was traded over to the West Coast for Rick Monday, and was one
lucky dude as he joined the A’s for their THREE straight championships.
All he did was produce in a big way, posting 19, 21 and 19 wins in those
seasons with earned run averages of 2.51, 2.97 and 3.01.
A winner his whole career, he would end up with 174 wins with a very
nice 3.49 ERA and 31 shutouts over his 15-year career, along with TWO
Definitely somewhat of a forgotten arm of the era that deserves a bit more attention!