Friday, January 18, 2013

1977 Topps Baseball #432 - Buzz Capra

  • This was Buzz Capra's last season in the majors, and it was a tough one. He had a shoulder injury in 1975 and was never the same pitcher after that.
  • Capra started the season as a reliever and moved into the Braves rotation in May. Buzz lost his first four starts and went back to the bullpen until mid July. He was a starter for most of the remainder of the season. 
  • Buzz didn't make the Braves team in 1978 and was placed on waivers.
  • Capra tried to make the Braves ballclub in 1979 but was released  during spring training.
  • 1977 Stats: 6-11, 5.36 ERA in 45 games (16 starts)
  • 1977 Highlights:
  • Other card blogs: 1972, 1975, 1975, 1976

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