By Rex Naylor / October 11, 2023 / Podcasts, Baseball
Back When There Was Baseball: Buzz Capra

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.

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