Wednesday, August 6, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #197 - Nino Espinosa


  • Nino Espinosa was the #2 starter for the New York Mets in 1978.
  • Espinosa was 5-2 with a 3.33 ERA at the end of May, but he had two rough stretches during the season. Nino lost four straight starts in June and then took the loss in five straight starts in late July and in August.
  • 1978 Stats: 11-15, 4.73 ERA in 32 starts
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 17 - Allowed one run on six hits in a complete game 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
    • June 20 - Pitched a shutout against the Montreal Expos.