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Jack Stanley Sanford (May 18, 1929 - March 7, 2000) was a major league right-handed starting pitcher, and later on in his career a relief pitcher as well, for the Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, and the California Angels. He finished his career playing very briefly with the Kansas City Athletics. May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... A relief pitcher warms up in the bullpen as the game goes on A relief pitcher or reliever is a baseball or softball pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness or fatigue. ... Philadelphia Phillies - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... San Francisco Giants AAA Fresno Grizzlies AA Norwich Navigators A San Jose Giants Augusta GreenJackets Salem-Keizer Volcanoes R Arizona Giants Edit this box The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco, California. ... For the Pacific Coast League franchise see: Los Angeles Angels (PCL). ... The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. ...


Jack Sanford was born in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts in 1929. State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ...


Sanford won the MLB Rookie of the Year Award in 1957 with the Phillies for a season with outstanding numbers. That year, he was 19-8 with a 3.08 ERA in 33 starts. He had 15 complete games on the season (3 shutouts). Impressively, he also finished the season with 188 strikeouts which led the league. In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the top rookie baseball player in the American and National Leagues. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... ERA is an abbreviation for several different things, including: the Equal Rights Amendment, a proposed, but unratified, Constitutional amendment in United States Earned run average, a baseball statistic Engine Room Artificer Education Reform Act Engineering Research Associates, a pioneering computer firm from the 1950s Academy of European Law Trier Explosive... In baseball, a complete game (denoted by CG) is the act of a pitcher pitching an entire game himself, without the benefit of a relief pitcher. ... In baseball, a shutout refers to a game in which one team wins without allowing the opposing team to score any runs. ... In baseball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by K or SO) occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. ...


His next 7 years would be extremely solid but never quite as impressive as his rookie season, or according to some, he never improved much after it. After being traded to the Giants for the 1959 season, Stanford went 15-12 with a 3.16 ERA in 222 innings pitched and completed 10 games. That year, he started 31 games and made 36 appearances, 5 out of the bullpen. 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... In baseball, innings pitched (IP) are the number of innings a pitcher has completed, measured by the number of batters and baserunners that are put out while the pitcher is in the game. ...


His best bid for a Cy Young Award came in 1962 when he finished 24-7 with a 3.43 ERA for a very good Giants team. He had 2 shutouts and 147 strikeouts on the season, and led the Giants to the NL pennant and a chance to face the Yankees in the World Series. It was the only time he would get to play in the postseason, and the Giants lost to the Yankees after Stanford lost the 7th game, 1-0 to Ralph Terry. But his statistics in the series were outstanding. He had a 1.93 ERA with 23 innings pitched and only 16 hits. He had 19 strikeouts and only a 1-2 record due to lack of run support. He would also fall short of a Cy Young Award that year, coming in second in the voting to Don Drysdale. In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... The 1962 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the San Francisco Giants, who had won their first pennant since moving from New York in 1958, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff. ... Ralph Willard Terry (born on January 9, 1936 in Big Cabin, Oklahoma) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1956-57, 1959-64), Kansas City Athletics (1957-59, 1966), Cleveland Indians (1965) and New York Mets (1966-67). ... Donald Scott Don Drysdale (July 23, 1936 - July 3, 1993) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ...


After he left the Giants, his best seasons were behind him. He ended his career on August 6, 1967 with Kansas City. In his career, he posted a solid 137-101 record with a 3.69 overall ERA in 2049 innings pitched. He pitched in 388 games (293 starts), accumulated 1182 strikeouts and gave up only 840 earned runs. He also finished in the Top 10 in MVP Award voting twice in his career (1957, 1962). He finished 2nd in the league in wins twice, losing in 1957 to only Warren Spahn and in 1962 to Cy Young Award winner Don Drysdale. August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... In baseball, an earned run is any run for which the pitcher is held accountable (i. ... In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... Warren Edward Spahn (April 23, 1921 - November 24, 2003) was an American Major League Baseball player who pitched 21 seasons, all in the National League. ...


Highlights

  • Rookie of the Year in 1957
  • Led the league in strikeouts in 1957 (188)
  • National League All-Star in 1957
  • Led the league in shutouts in 1960 (6)
  • 2nd in Cy Young Award voting in 1962

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Jack Sanford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (484 words)
Jack Stanley Sanford ( May 18, 1929 - March 7, 2000) was a major league right-handed starting pitcher, and later on in his career a relief pitcher as well, for the Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, and the California Angels.
Jack Sanford was born in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, USA in 1929.
Sanford won the MLB Rookie of the Year Award in 1957 with the Phillies for a season with outstanding numbers.
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