Bruce Sutter

Bruce Sutter was on the fringes of professional baseball, a struggling minor league pitcher with an injured arm, until he received a gift that changed his life forever. A new pitch, a split-fingered fastball, was taught to him by a wise, old man of the game, and in a matter of years, Sutter took this new weapon and blazed a trail as one of the game’s top relief pitchers. A six-time All-Star, Sutter was the 1979 National League Cy Young Award winner and he was on the mound for the last six outs of the Cardinals’ 1982 World Series championship. He saved at least 20 games in nine consecutive seasons, and set an NL mark with 45 saves in 1984. The right-hander retired following an arm injury, with 300 saves and a 2.84 ERA to his credit. Bruce was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.

Career statistics

Games pitched: 661
Win–Loss record: 68–71
Earned run average: 2.83
Strikeouts: 861
Saves: 300

Teams

Chicago Cubs ( 1976–1980)
St. Louis Cardinals ( 1981–1984)
Atlanta Braves ( 1985–1986, 1988)

Career highlights and awards
  • 6× All-Star selection (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980,1981, 1984)
  • World Series champion (1982)
  • 1979 NL Cy Young Award
  • 4× NL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year (1979, 1981, 1982, 1984)
  • 1982 Babe Ruth Award
  • St. Louis Cardinals #42 retired
  • St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame (2014)
Baseball Hall of Fame

Induction: 2006
Vote: 76.9% (thirteenth ballot)

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Bruce Sutter

Bruce Sutter was on the fringes of professional baseball, a struggling minor league pitcher with an injured arm, until he received a gift that changed his life forever. A new pitch, a split-fingered fastball, was taught to him by a wise, old man of the game, and in a matter of years, Sutter took this new weapon and blazed a trail as one of the game’s top relief pitchers. A six-time All-Star, Sutter was the 1979 National League Cy Young Award winner and he was on the mound for the last six outs of the Cardinals’ 1982 World Series championship. He saved at least 20 games in nine consecutive seasons, and set an NL mark with 45 saves in 1984. The right-hander retired following an arm injury, with 300 saves and a 2.84 ERA to his credit. Bruce was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.

Career statistics

Games pitched: 661
Win–Loss record: 68–71
Earned run average: 2.83
Strikeouts: 861
Saves: 300

Teams

Chicago Cubs ( 1976–1980)
St. Louis Cardinals ( 1981–1984)
Atlanta Braves ( 1985–1986, 1988)

Career highlights and awards
  • 6× All-Star selection (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980,1981, 1984)
  • World Series champion (1982)
  • 1979 NL Cy Young Award
  • 4× NL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year (1979, 1981, 1982, 1984)
  • 1982 Babe Ruth Award
  • St. Louis Cardinals #42 retired
  • St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame (2014)
Baseball Hall of Fame

Induction: 2006
Vote: 76.9% (thirteenth ballot)

Bruce Sutter

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MAB Celebrity Services

193 Fairfield Road
2nd Floor
Fairfield, NJ 07004

E: sales@mab-celebrity.com
P: 973-808-1740

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