Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Card Tribute: Gaylord Perry

  • Gaylord Perry spent ten years with the Giants and had a record of 134-109 with an ERA of 2.96
1962 Topps #199
  • Perry started the season with the Giants, but spend a good portion of the year in AAA Tacoma
  • He was 3-1 with a 5.23 ERA in 13 games (7 starts)

1963 Topps #169

  • Gaylord was mostly a bullpen guy in 1963
  • He was 1-6 with 2 saves and had a 4.03 ERA in 31 games (4 starts)


1964 Topps #468
  • Perry started the 1964 season in the bullpen but became a permanent part of the rotation by August.
  • Gaylord went 12-11 with 5 saves and had an ERA of 2.75 in 44 games (19 starts)
  • Perry pitched 10 innings in the 23 inning game against the Mets on May 31 and earned the win.

1965 Topps #193
  • 1965 was Perry's last year as a starter/reliever. 
  • Gaylord went 8-12 with a 4.19 ERA in 47 games (26 starts)

1966 Topps #598

1967 Topps #320
  • Had a 15-17 record with a 2.61 ERA

1968 Topps #85
  • Was 16-15 with an ERA of 2.45

1969 Topps #485
  • Led the NL in innings pitched (325.1)
  • Went 19-14 with a 2.49 ERA

1970 Topps #560
  • Led the NL in wins (23), starts (41), innings (328.2), and hits allowed (292)
  • Went 23-13 with a 3.20 ERA
  • Allowed two runs in two innings pitched in the All Star Game
  • Finished second to Bob Gibson in NL Cy Young Award voting

1971 Topps #140






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