Hall of Fame Dodgers pitcher who once threw six shutouts in a row. He was selected to 9 All-Star games, helped lead the Dodgers to 3 World Series Championships and won the 1962 Cy Young Award.
He was classmates with Robert Redford, while attending Van Nuys High School.
After retiring, he became a sports broadcaster on radio and TV.
He remained married to Ann Meyers until his death, and together, the couple had three children.
His 1959 World Series Champion Dodgers team was coached by former Dodgers shortstop Pee Wee Reese.