This date in Kernels alumni history – May 13, 1975

On May 13, 1975, Jerry Reuss (Cedar Rapids Cardinals – 1967) pitched a complete game shutout as the Pirates defeated the Padres 2-0. Reuss struck out 12 while allowing three hits and two walks.

Reuss finished his MLB career with a record of 220-191 and a ERA of 3.64 over his 22 years playing for the Cardinals, Astros, Pirates, Dodgers, Reds, Angels, White Sox and Brewers.

Jerry Reuss posted a 2-5 mark with a 1.86 ERA in 9 games for the 1967 Cedar Rapids Cardinals. He struck out 63 batters in 58 innings of work while only allowing 19 walks. The Cardinals finished 53-67 in 8th place under manager Jack Krol.

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This date in Kernels alumni history – May 13, 1975 – Jerry Reuss (1967 Cedar Rapids Cardinals)

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