Wednesday, October 22, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #218 - Marty Pattin


  • Marty Pattin did good work as a middle reliever and spot starter for the Royals in 1978. 
  • Pattin retired after the 1980 season and coached the Kansas University baseball team from 1982-1987.
  • Here is a good story from 2011 about Pattin's career.
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Regular season: 3-3, 4 saves, 3.32 ERA in 32 games (5 starts)
    • AL Championship Series: 0-0, 27.00 ERA in 1 game
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • April 15 - Picked up his first victory of the year by pitching 3 2/3 scoreless innings in the Royals' 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians.
    • July 23 - Allowed one hit and no runs in 6 1/3 innings and earned the win as the Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3.