Mystery Catcher Number 7
- Born in Claremore, Oklahoma in 1948
- San Francisco's number-one pick in the June 1967 draft (18th pick overall).
- Lead the Texas League for catchers in 1970 with 9 Double Plays while at Amarillo
- Major League Career spanned 10 years (1971-1980)
- The Sporting News N.L. Rookie of the Year in 1972 and beaten out for MLB award by Carlton Fisk.
- Tied record for catchers with 2 unassisted DP's in a game 4/18/1973
- Caught for the Giants, Cardinals, Cubs, Phillies and Red Sox
- Caught 771 games and played in 846 games.
- After 5 years as the Giants first-string catcher (1972-1976) he spent the following 4 seasons with 4 different teams.
- He was the Cubs' regular catcher in 1978.