Friday, December 25, 2009

1975 Topps #587 Chris Ward

Chris Ward is another player featured on a 1975 card who did not actually play for the Cubs in 1975. Ward had a very short two year career in the majors. After a single plate appearance in 1972, Ward got into 92 games for the Cubs in 1974. He started 24 games during 1974 and either was a late game replacement or pinch hitter in 70 appearances. After hitting .204 with 1 home run and 15 RBI’s, he was returned to the minors where he played though 1977. Ward displayed minor league power with 74 home runs and 232 RBI’s during his 9 seasons in the minor leagues.

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