Dennis Eckersley

He was the American League Rookie Pitcher of the Year in 1975 compiling a 13–7 record and 2.60 ERA. His unstyled, long hair, mustache and live fastball made him an instant and identifiable fan favorite.Eckersley was the most dominant closer in the game from 1988 to 1992. He saved 220 games during the five years and never posted an ERA higher than 2.96.He was the American League’s Cy Young Award winner and the American League’s Most Valuable Player in 1992, a season in which he posted 51 saves. In 1999, he ranked Number 98 on The Sporting News’ list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players and was nominated as a finalist for the Major League Baseball “All-Century Team.” on January 6, 2004, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, with 83.2% of the votes.

MLB debut: April 12, 1975 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance: September 26, 1998 for the Boston Red Sox

Career statistics

Win–loss record: 197–171
Earned run average: 3.50
Strikeouts: 2,401
Saves: 390

Teams
  • Cleveland Indians (1975–1977)
  • Boston Red Sox (1978–1984)
  • Chicago Cubs (1984–1986)
  • Oakland Athletics (1987–1995)
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1996–1997)
  • Boston Red Sox (1998)
Career highlights and awards
  • 6× All-Star (1977, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1991,1992)
  • World Series champion (1989)
  • AL Cy Young Award (1992)
  • AL MVP (1992)
  • 2× AL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year (1988, 1992)
  • 2× AL saves champion (1988, 1992)
  • ALCS MVP (1988)
  • Pitched a no-hitter (May 30, 1977)
  • Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame
  • Oakland Athletics #43 retired
  • Major League Baseball All-Time Team
Baseball Hall of Fame

Induction: 2004
Vote: 83.2% (first ballot)

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Dennis Eckersley

He was the American League Rookie Pitcher of the Year in 1975 compiling a 13–7 record and 2.60 ERA. His unstyled, long hair, mustache and live fastball made him an instant and identifiable fan favorite.Eckersley was the most dominant closer in the game from 1988 to 1992. He saved 220 games during the five years and never posted an ERA higher than 2.96.He was the American League’s Cy Young Award winner and the American League’s Most Valuable Player in 1992, a season in which he posted 51 saves. In 1999, he ranked Number 98 on The Sporting News’ list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players and was nominated as a finalist for the Major League Baseball “All-Century Team.” on January 6, 2004, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, with 83.2% of the votes.

MLB debut: April 12, 1975 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance: September 26, 1998 for the Boston Red Sox

Career statistics

Win–loss record: 197–171
Earned run average: 3.50
Strikeouts: 2,401
Saves: 390

Teams
  • Cleveland Indians (1975–1977)
  • Boston Red Sox (1978–1984)
  • Chicago Cubs (1984–1986)
  • Oakland Athletics (1987–1995)
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1996–1997)
  • Boston Red Sox (1998)
Career highlights and awards
  • 6× All-Star (1977, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1991,1992)
  • World Series champion (1989)
  • AL Cy Young Award (1992)
  • AL MVP (1992)
  • 2× AL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year (1988, 1992)
  • 2× AL saves champion (1988, 1992)
  • ALCS MVP (1988)
  • Pitched a no-hitter (May 30, 1977)
  • Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame
  • Oakland Athletics #43 retired
  • Major League Baseball All-Time Team
Baseball Hall of Fame

Induction: 2004
Vote: 83.2% (first ballot)

Dennis Eckersley

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2nd Floor
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