Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Sunday, January 10, 2010

1977 Topps Giants - Part 5 (more pitchers)

Jim Barr (#609) was the #2 starter for the Giants in 1977. He had a bit of an off-year --- Jim was 12-16 with a 4.76 ERA in 38 starts.

Greg Minton (#489) was 1-1 with a 4.50 ERA in two starts in 1977. He spent most of the season in AAA Phoenix where he was 14-6 with a 4.86 ERA.

Randy Moffitt (#464) was 4-9 with 11 saves and a 3.59 ERA in 64 games.

Gary Lavelle (#423) was the Giants' lone representative to the 1977 All Star game. He pitched the 4th and 5th innings allowing one hit and striking out two batters. Gary was 7-7 with 20 saves and a 2.05 ERA in 70 games in 1977.

John Montefusco (#370) was 7-12 with a 3.49 ERA in 26 games (25 starts). He missed about six weeks from late May to early July.
Others who pitched for the Giants in 1977 but didn't receive a 1977 Topps Giants card:
Bob Knepper (11-9, 3.36 ERA in 27 starts)
Lynn McGlothen (2-9, 5.62 ERA in 21 games - 15 starts)
Terry Cornutt (1-2, 3.86 ERA in 28 games - 1 start)
Tommy Toms (0-1. 2.08 ERA in 4 games)


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