1968 Topps

Phil Regan


Phillip Ramond Regan (April 6, 1937- ) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher who spent 13 seasons in the big leagues. In high school, Regan was a varsity player who lettered in football, basketball, and baseball before signing with the Detroit Tigers as amateur free agent in 1956. After debuting with the Tigers, he six seasons (1960-1965) with the club, going 15-9 in 1963. He continued to pitch well following a trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers (1966-1968), and in his first season on the West Coast went 14-1 with a 1.62 ERA and 88 strikeouts in 116 innings pitched as a reliever. He also led the National League in saves (21). That same season, Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax bestowed upon Phil his nickname “The Vulture” for his numerous late-inning victories. Regan went on to play for the Chicago Cubs (1968-1972) and Chicago White Sox (1972) before retiring. During his career, he established a 96-81 record with a 3.84 ERA, 92 saves, and 743 strikeouts in 1,372 innings pitched. In the late 1990s, he served as pitching coach for the Cubs and the Cleveland Indians, and was the Team USA pitching coach for the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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NameCard NumberEX 5EX-MT 6NM 7NM-MT 8MT 9
Phil Regan88$2$3$5$10$28

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