Steve Carlton

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Birthday
22, 1944
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Miami, FL

About

10-time MLB All-Star pitcher who won World Series Championships with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1967 and the Philadelphia Phillies in 1980. He earned 329 victories while striking out 4,136 batters and recording a 3.22 career ERA.

Before Fame

He received a $5000 bonus for signing with the Cardinals out of college.

Trivia

He became the first pitcher in MLB history to win four Cy Young awards.

Family Life

He was married for thirty-three years to Beverly Carlton before they divorced.

Associated With

In 1987, he and Phil Niekro became the fist two 300-game winners to pitch in the same game for the same team. However, their Cleveland Indians lost to the New York Yankees 10-6.