Monday, August 26, 2013
1981 Donruss, Dave Heaverlo
#407 Dave Heaverlo
I have passed the 400 card barrier, so I must be about two-thirds of the way done with posting cards from this set. I love this set and all, but I am ready to move on to some other stuff, like some cards from 2007. But, that is still a ways off.
This is the Dave Heaverlo card that I got signed through the mail in January. It took just over two weeks to get this card back. Dave was even nice enough to personalize it for me and he even spelled my name right.
Dave's big league career lasted seven seasons with the Giants, A's, and Mariners. He pitched his entire career out of the bullpen and racked up 26 saves in the process. His best season came with the A's in 1978. His career-high 130 innings pitched helped him have career highs in saves (10) and strikeouts (71) while posting a respectable 3.25 ERA.
For his career, Dave was 26-26 with a 3.41 ERA.
What are the odds of finishing your career 26-26 with 26 saves?
'81 Donruss Tracker: 145/100