Larry Dierker, Astro icon and fall guy
  A card commemorating his 1976 no-hitter vs. the Expos

Details on the no hitter

As an emerging ace in the 1970 Astros Team Issue 
                                             As a grizzled veteran manager on his 2001 Topps Gold # 338

A great pitcher and a good manager

whose careers as both were cut short

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