Clarence Edward Metzger
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: May 23, 1952 in Lafayette, IN
High School: John F. Kennedy HS (Sacramento, CA)
Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 2nd round of the 1970 amateur draft.
Debut: September 8, 1974 (Age 22.108, 11,165th in MLB history)
vs. ATL 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1976 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Padres/Cardinals/Mets/Giants 1974-1978
Last Game: June 28, 1978 (Age 26.036)
vs. CHC 0.1 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER, L
About biographical information
News -- April 2015
- 4/15 East Village Times: Padres Special: Craig Kimbrel Latest in History of Great Closers for San Diego Padres: I am not sure if any other team has a history of closers like the San Diego Padres. The Padres have two relievers in Rollie Fingers...
News -- February 2015
- 2/18 Baseballhotcorner.com: Where Are They Now? Rick Bosetti: In many articles which dealt with the passing of Alison Gordon, the trailblazing journalist who was the first female reporter...
News -- December 2014
- 12/29 Tyler's Think Tank: Questionable Rookies of the Year: 1970s: Carbo (left) was robbed despite a monster offensive season (CNN)1970 NL Carl Morton over Bernie CarboMorton made a strong first...
News -- September 2014
- 9/2 Padres Public: A HoF Suggestion or Two: As announced last week, and discussed here, the Padres are going to create a Padres Hall of Fame on the grounds of Petco Park....
News -- July 2014
- 7/3 Padres Public: Rookie of the Year Award:
National League ROY
Butch Metzger (1976)
Benito Santiago (1987)
Top 10 Finishes
News -- September 2012
- 9/18 High Heat Stats: Stupid stuff from Monday’s games: Orioles 10, @Mariners 4: It’s the first time any team has scored 10+ runs at Safeco Field since 2011-08-30. The total of...
News -- January 2012
- 1/14 22gigantes.com: On this date in Giants historyâ€”Jan. 14: Happy 60th birthday to former Giants outfielderÂ Derrel Thomas, who played with the G-men from 1975-’77. Thomas came over...