Bob Turley

Baseball Player

Birthday September 19, 1930

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Illinois

DEATH DATE Mar 30, 2013 (82)

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About

Three-time All-Star pitcher who won the Cy Young in 1958 with a league-leading 21 wins; he also won two World Series Championships with the New York Yankees.

Before Fame

He pitched at East St. Louis Senior High School as a starter and reliever.

Trivia

He was not known for his control, leading the league in walks three times and issuing more than 100 walks during four separate seasons.

Family Life

His uncle Ralph also played professional baseball.

Associated With

Speedy, power-hitting center fielder Mickey Mantle was his teammate on the Yankees.