He pitched for 17 seasons in the major leagues and won 27 games during the 1990 season for the Oakland Athletics.
He played college ball at Eastern Michigan before beginning his professional career.
He struck out Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson in the 1978 World Series.
His son Riley was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in 2008.
He won 27 games in 1990, which is the same number of wins Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton had in 1972.