One more of my personal “white whales” scratched off the list! And I had the freaking image stashed away the whole time!
As I was looking for another image in my folders, I come across THIS
beauty of a shot of Dave Pagan with the Pirates, his last stop in the
I have NO idea where I found this, nor when! But hey, I “ain’t” complainin’!
So here’s a 1978 “missing” Dave Pagan card:
Pagan would appear in one single game for the Pirates after starting the
1977 season with the Seattle Mariners, where he posted a 1-1 record
with a bloated 6.14 earned run average in their inaugural season.
In that one game for Pittsburgh he threw three innings, giving up a hit
while striking out four, which would turn out to be the last Major
League action he’d see in his five-year career.
All told, he finished his big league action with a 4-9 record along with
a 4.96 E.R.A. over 85 games, 18 of them starts, and 232.1 innings
Thanks to all who tried helping me find a suitable image of Pagan as a Pirate for this card! Appreciate the efforts!
Hope you enjoy getting this one out of the way as much as I do!