Clarence Edward Metzger
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 185 lb.
- High School John F. Kennedy High School (Sacramento)
- Debut September 8, 1974
- Final Game June 28, 1978
- Born May 23, 1952 in Lafayette, IN USA
Butch Metzger tied Hooks Wiltse's major league record by winning the first 12 decisions of his career. Metzger's streak was from September 21, 1974, when he began his career with the San Francisco Giants, to August 8, 1976, when he was a member of the San Diego Padres. He also set a record by appearing in 77 games in his rookie season, which was the seventh highest in National League history at the time. He shared the 1976 National League Rookie of the Year Award with Pat Zachry of the Cincinnati Reds.
- 1976 NL Rookie of the Year Award
|NL Rookie of the Year|
|John Montefusco||Butch Metzger& Pat Zachry||Andre Dawson|