Sunday, February 16, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #101 - Sid Monge


  • Sid Monge started the 1978 season on the disabled list. He pitched only one game in April and three in May. Monge had a good year -- he was second on the team in total appearances and saves and led the club with a 2.76 ERA.
  • 1978 Stats: 4-3, 6 saves, 2.76 ERA in 48 games (6 starts)
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 17 - Allowed no runs and one hit in 6 1/3 innings of relief and got the win as the Indians beat the New York Yankees 5-4.
    • May 28 - Shut out the Baltimore Orioles for three innings and earned his second win of the season. The Indians beat the Orioles 4-3 in 10 innings.
    • July 17 - Earned his second straight save by pitching 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief as the Indians  beat the Seattle Mariners 5-2.