Butch Metzger

Clarence Edward Metzger
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Born: May 23, 1952 in Lafayette, IN
Drafted: 2nd round 1970 by the San Francisco Giants
Acquired: claimed on waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals, April 1978
Departed: purchased by the Philadelphia Phillies, July 1978

 

Co-winner of the NL Rookie of the Year award in 1976; had another good year in '77, but that was all. He appeared with the Mets, of course, in 1978. Pictured here on 1978 Topps.  There's another card shown below.

 

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PITCHING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G GS CG    IP  W  L   PCT   H   R  ER  SO  BB ShO SV   ERA
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1974 S F NL  10  0  0  12.2  1  0 1.000  11   5   5   5  12   0  0  3.55
1975 S D NL   4  0  0   4.2  1  0 1.000   6   4   4   6   4   0  0  7.71
1976 S D NL  77  0  0 123.1 11  4  .733 119  44  40  89  52   0 16  2.92
1977 2teams  75  1  0 115.1  4  2  .667 105  52  46  54  50   0  7  3.59
1978 *METS*  25  0  0  37.1  1  3  .250  48  28  27  21  22   0  0  6.51
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METS TOTALS  25  0  0  37.1  1  3  .250  48  28  27  21  22   0  0  6.51
OTHER CLUBS 166  1  0 256.0 17  6  .739 241 105  95 154 118   0 23  3.34
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CAREER TOTS 191  1  0 293.1 18  9  .667 289 133 122 175 140   0 23  3.74

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB     G GS CG    IP  W  L   PCT   H   R  ER  SO  BB ShO SV   ERA
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1977 S D NL  17  1  0  22.2  0  0  ----  27  16  14   6  12   0  0  5.56
1977 StL NL  58  0  0  92.2  4  2  .667  78  36  32  48  38   0  7  3.11

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This is a list of the Butch Metzger cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1977 Padres Schedule Cards

1976 Topps #593 (Rookie Pitchers)

1977 San Diego Padres Schedule Cards
1977 Topps #215

1978 Hostess #85
1978 Topps #431

1980 TCMA Richmond Braves #13

1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #266

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