Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Thursday, November 26, 2009

1986 Topps Giants - Part 6 (more pitchers)

Vida Blue (#770) was 10-10 with a 3.20 ERA in 28 starts.
Mike Krukow (#752)was the ace of the staff in 1986. He was 20-9 with a 3.05 ERA in 34 starts. Mike was an All Star (he pitched a perfect 9th inning) and finished 3rd in Cy Young Award voting.


Mike Jeffcoat (#571) didn't pitch for the Giants in 1986. He spent the season at AAA Phoenix (54 games, 7-2, 4.20 ERA)

Dave LaPoint (#551) didn't pitch for the Giants in 1986. He was traded to the Detroit Tigers in December 1985.




Jim Gott (#463) was 0-0 with one save and an ERA of 7.62 in 9 games (2 starts). He didn't appear in a game after May 8. He also started two games for AAA Phoenix but pitched only 2.2 innings combined in the two starts.


Scott Garrelts (#395) was 13-9 with 10 saves and a 3.11 ERA in 53 games (18 starts). He was a starter until July 2 then from July 6 to the end of the season he came out of the bullpen.



Frank Williams (#341) was 3-1 with one save and a 1.20 ERA in 36 games.







Greg Minton (#310) was 4-4 with five saves and a 3.93 ERA in 48 games. Here is a link to Greg's entry in the book Giants: Where have you Gone?.


Others who pitched for the Giants in 1986 but didn't receive a 1986 Topps Giants card:
Terry Mulholland (1-7, 4.94 ERA in 10 starts--15 games total)
Steve Carlton (1-3, 5.10 ERA in six starts)
Bill Laskey (1-1, 1 save, 4.28 ERA in 20 appearances)
Mark Grant (0-1, 3.61 ERA in 4 games)
Chuck Hensley (0-0, 2.45 ERA in 11 games)
Randy Bockus (0-0, 2.57 ERA in 5 games)



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