Here’s a “missing” 1973 card for former Cleveland Indians outfielder Ron Lolich, a player I already created a 1974 card a while back:
Lolich appeared in 24 games during the 1972 season, batting .188 with 15
hits over 80 at-bats with a couple of home runs and eight runs batted
It was during the 1973 season that he’d see the bulk of his Major League
action, appearing 61 games and collecting 32 hits over 140 at-bats,
good for a .229 average.
Sadly for Lolich, that would be the last of his MLB action, as he would
move on to the Japanese League with the Nankai Hawks in 1974 and 1975
where he would club 27 and 22 homers before moving on to the Kintetsu
organization in 1976 before calling it a pro career.
He’d end up with a .211 Major League average, with 48 hits over 228
at-bats in 87 games, all but two of those games with the Indians, the
others being with the Chicago White Sox, for whom he came up with in