Monday, May 5, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #151 - Milt Wilcox

  • Milt Wilcox had what was thus far his best year in 1978. Milt was third on the Detroit staff in victories and had his first season with double figure wins.
  • Wilcox had both good and rough streaks in 1978. He lost all five of his starts in June and then he won six straight starts at the end of July and through the month of August.
  • 1978 Stats: 13-12, 3.76 ERA in 29 games (27 starts)
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 7 - Shut out the Oakland A's on four hits as the Tigers won 4-0.
    • May 31 - Struck out nine batters and walked only one in a 3-0 shutout win against the Milwaukee Brewers.