Buzz Capra joins us this week on the podcast. Buzz was drafted by the New York Mets in 1969 while leading Illinois State to a Division II National Championship. His career lasted from 1969-1977 and he had a part in some great seasons. Buzz was a member of the New York Mets roster that made it to the 1973 World Series, losing to the Oakland A's in 7 games. He was sold to the Atlanta Braves in March of 1974 and the Braves cashed in as Buzz led MLB with a 2.28 ERA. He started 27 games, finishing 11 of them while compiling a 16-8 record. Arm problems developed and his career ended in 1977. Enjoy this interview with Buzz Capra as we go Back When There Was Baseball.
Back When There Was Baseball: Buzz Capra