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Fred Scherman – 1973 Topps #660

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Frederick John Scherman Jr.  (July 25, 1944 – ), was a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for eight years with the Detroit Tigers (1969–1973), Houston Astros (1974–1975), and Montreal Expos (1975–1976). Born in Dayton, Ohio, Scherman was a left-handed pitcher who attended Ohio State University before making his major league debut for the Tigers on April 26, 1969. Scherman pitched in only 4 games in 1969, but became one of the Tigers’ main relief pitchers for the next four years. Between 1970 and 1973, Scherman appeared in 208 games for the Tigers (an average of 52 games per season), with all but four appearances as a reliever.


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