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Gary Ross – 1973 Topps #112

Gary Douglas Ross(born September 16, 1947) is an American former professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1968–1977. He played for the Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, and California Angels. Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, Ross stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 185 pounds (84 kg). Ross appeared in 283 Major League games, 59 as a starting pitcher. He lost a Padres’ club-record 11 consecutive decisions in 1969 when the expansion team lost a franchise-record 110 times, finishing 41 games out of first place. All told, he gave up 764 hits and 288 bases on balls in 713⅔ innings pitched, with seven saves and 378 strikeouts.


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