Cael’s Collection – Scot Shields 2005 Topps Heritage #65
The alumni card of the day is a 2005 Topps Heritage card of Scot Shields. Shields appeared in 58 games for the 1998 Cedar Rapids Kernels. He posted a 6-5 mark with a 3.65 ERA while striking out 81 in 74 innings of work. The Kernels finished 71-69 under manager Garry Templeton.
Scot Shields announce his retirement earlier this week. He finished his 10 year career with the Angels with a 46-44 record and a ERA of 3.18.
Scot Shields was part of the Angels 2002 World Series Championship team. He led the American League in holds four consecutive years starting in 2005. Shields was selected as the Setup Man of the Decade by Sports Illustrated.