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Bill Singer – 1973 Topps #570

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William Robert Singer(born April 24, 1944 in Los Angeles, California) He played primarily for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1964–72) and the California Angels (1973–75), spending his final two seasons with the Texas Rangers (1976), Minnesota Twins (1976) and Toronto Blue Jays (1977). Singer had a very strong 1973 season with the Angels, tying a career high with 20 wins, as he was 20-14 with a 3.22 ERA in 40 starts. Singer played in the 1973 Major League Baseball All-Star Game held at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, where he allowed three runs in two innings as the American League lost 7-1. In 1974, he made 14 starts, earning a 7-4 record with a 2.98 ERA. He struggled in the 1975 season, going 7-15 with a 4.98 ERA. On December 10, 1975, the Angels traded Singer to the Texas Rangers for Jim Spencer and $100,000. After retirement he held various scouting and consulting positions with Florida Marlins, Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers.


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