Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Thursday, June 30, 2011

1976 Phoenix Giants #17 - Bruce Christensen

  • Bruce Christensen had a long minor league career. He played from 1966 through 1976 (except for 1969 and 1970)
  • Christensen retired after batting .240 for Phoenix in 1976.
  • Bruce was called up to the California Angels in mid-July 1971 and stayed with the club for the rest of the year. It was the only stint he had in the majors
  • In July 1973 Christensen was traded with pitcher Don Rose to the Giants for Ed Figueroa. 
  • This is from the March 1973 issue of Baseball Digest:

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