Sunday, April 12, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 24 - Pat Zachry

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,891 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2014 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go.

Get To Know... Pat Zachry

Born: April 24, 1952, Richmond, TX
Drafted: 1970 by the Reds
Debut: 1976 with the Reds
Reds Stats: 2 seasons at SP, 50 games, 40 starts, 179 K, 3.35 ERA. 17-14 record
Final Major League Season: 1985 with the Phillies

Went 14-7 with a 2.74 ERA and 143 strikeouts in his first major league season, winning him Rookie of the Year in 1976.
Won a game in the 1976 NLCS as well as the 1976 World Series with The Big Red Machine as a rookie.
All Star with the Mets in 1978.
Pitcher of the Month for July 1980.
Played for the Reds, Mets, Phillies, and Dodgers.

Number of cards: 57
Number of cards as a Red: 5
Number of cards in my collection: 2 (40%)

Go Reds.


  1. As a Mets fan, I'm not sure if you should be praised or admonished for not mentioning that Zachry was one of the players traded to the Mets for Tom Seaver. I think I'll go with "praised". :-)

    1. yeah i decided that 1 pat zachry being worth 1/4 of a tom seaver wasn't terribly noteworthy.