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Birthday
7, 1933
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 11, 2008 (75)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1933
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 11, 2008 (75)

About

Cleveland Indians pitcher whose career was cut short when he was hit by a line drive.

Before Fame

His record of 284 strikeouts in 1955, his rookie year, stood unbroken for nearly 30 years, until Dwight Gooden finally topped it in the mid-80s.

Trivia

A 1957 line drive in a game against the Yankees hit him in the eye, causing serious injury.

Family Life

He grew up in Rosedale, New York.

Associated With

As early as the minor leagues he was already drawing comparisons to the Hall of Famer Bob Feller.

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