Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Friday, August 12, 2011

1978 Hostess #12 - Ed Halicki

  • Ed Halicki was coming off of a good season in 1977 -- he was 16-12 with a 3.31 ERA
  • Ed pulled a muscle in his side during spring training and didn't pitch until May 14
  • Ed pitched a one-hit shutout against the Montreal Expos on June 12.
  • Halicki pitched a three-hit shutout against the Cincinnati Reds and beat Tom Seaver 3-0 on June 21. At the time the Giants were two games ahead of the Reds in the NL West
  • Ed got his first major league save on August 8 against the rival LA Dodgers
  • Halicki was upset with Cincinnati manager Sparky Anderson about some things that Anderson said about him earlier in the year
  • Ed ended up with a 9-10 record with a 2.85 ERA in 1978. It was his last good year in the majors.

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