Thursday, September 24, 2020

NOT REALLY MISSING IN ACTION- 1974 CHRIS CANNIZZARO

How ‘bout we go and give former catcher and fellow Italian-American Chris Cannizzaro a “not so missing” 1974 card shall we?
Well here you go:


Cannizzaro appeared in 17 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1973, hitting .190 while serving as a back-up catcher defensively.
He would have one more season of Major League ball left, playing for the San Diego padres in 1974 before calling it a career at the age of 36, playing 13 years between 1960 and 1974.
Over that time he finished with a .235 batting average, with 458 hits in 1950 at-bats, appearing in a total of 740 games, and was even an “original Met” when he appeared in 59 games during their inaugural 1962 season.
He then was an original San Diego padre, even making the All-Star team in THEIR inaugural 1969 season, the only season he was a full-time player.


 

1 comment:

  1. He could have a "missing" for '73. His '75 card is an airbrush legend!

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