1976 SSPC #63 – Cesar Cedeno (Astros)

1976 SSPC #63 Cesar Cedeno

Cesar Cedeno… was a five-tool player who made his Major League debut as a 19-year-old in 1970. He played 17 years, 12 with the Astros, was a four-time All-Star, five-time Golden Glove, lead the NL in doubles in 1971 and 1972 and holds the Astros team record with 487 stolen bases.

In 1976, Cesar Cedeno… was an All-Star, won a Gold Glove, batted .297, scored 89 runs and had 83 RBI.

Betcha didn’t know… that Cedeno holds five of the top 10 spots in the Astros’ “Stolen Bases by season” chart.

Shea-o-meter: Many of the photos in 1976 SSPC were taken in Shea Stadium; Every team came through Shea because the Yankees were temporarily playing in Shea while Yankee Stadium was being renovated. “Can two Major League teams share a ballpark without driving each other crazy?”

This photo goes down as “Shea”.
Shea: 45
Pretty sure it’s Shea: 7
Can’t tell: 10
Not Shea: 6

1976 SSPC #63 Cesar Cedeno back


One thought on “1976 SSPC #63 – Cesar Cedeno (Astros)

  1. I got to watch his career here in Houston. As college students we sat in the cheap outfield pavilion seats in the Dome and got to see him a lot. He was a rare talent….and a real ‘head case’.

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