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Encyclopedia > Jim Perry (baseball)
1960 Topps baseball card #324

James Evan Perry, Jr. (born October 30, 1935) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1959 to 1975. He started his career with the Cleveland Indians in 1959. In 1963, he was traded to the Minnesota Twins where he played through the 1972 season. He finished his career with stints with the Detroit Tigers (1973), back with the Indians (1974-75) and finally the Oakland Athletics (1975). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Topps Company, Inc. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 5, 14, 18, 19, 21, 42, 455 Name Cleveland Indians (1915–present) Cleveland Naps (1905-1914) Cleveland Bronchos (1902-1904) Cleveland Blues (1901) Ballpark Jacobs Field (1994–present) Cleveland Stadium (1932-1993)* a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Bennett Park (1894-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (4) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1935 AL Pennants (10) 2006 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 1940... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ...


He was born in Williamston, North Carolina and attended Campbell University until being signed by the Indians in 1956. He is the older brother of Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry and was a fine pitcher in his own right. The Perry brothers trail only the Niekro brothers (Phil and Joe) for career victories by brothers. Williamston is a town located in Martin County, North Carolina. ... Campbell Fighting Camels Campbell University is a university in Buies Creek, North Carolina, US. Campbell is a coeducational, church-related (Baptist) university, and has an approximately equal number of male and female students. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... Gaylord Jackson Perry (born September 15, 1938 in Williamston, North Carolina) is a All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher and member of the United States Baseball Hall of Fame. ... 1970 Topps super card #15 Philip Henry Niekro (born April 1, 1939 in Blaine, Ohio) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... Joe Niekro autograph on a 1981 Fleer baseball card - 1981 Series, #54 Joseph Franklin Niekro (November 7, 1944- October 27, 2006) was a Major League Baseball player, brother of Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, and father of current player Lance Niekro. ...


Perry was a three-time All-Star and won the 1970 AL Cy Young Award, when he posted a record of 24-12. He also won 20 games in 1969, and won at least 17 games five times. In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ...

1964 Topps baseball card #34

In a 17-year career, Perry accumulated a 215-174 record in 630 games, 447 starts. He struck out 1576 and allowed 1258 earned runs in 3285⅔ innings pitched. He is currently tied with Stan Coveleski for 78th on the all-time win list. Image File history File links Jim_perry_64topps-034. ... Image File history File links Jim_perry_64topps-034. ... The Topps Company, Inc. ... Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ... In baseball, an earned run is any run for which the pitcher is held accountable (i. ... 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. ... Stanley Anthony Coveleski (Kowalewski) (July 13, 1889 - March 20, 1984) was a Major League Baseball player during the 1910s and 1920s. ... In Major League Baseball, a win is generally credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when they last took the lead. ...


Trivia

  • As a batter, Perry was a switch-hitter and posted a respectable .199 batting average in his career.
  • In 1959, Jim Perry came in 2nd to Bob Allison in the Rookie of the Year vote.
  • On July 3, 1973, brothers Gaylord Perry (Indians) and Jim Perry (Tigers) pitched against each other for the only time in their careers. Neither finished the game, but Gaylord was charged with the 5–4 loss. Two Norm Cash home runs helped Detroit.

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Highlights

  • All-Star (1961, '70, '71)
  • Cy-Young Award winner (1970)
  • Top 10 in MVP voting twice (1969, '70)
  • Top 10 in the league in ERA five times (1965, '66, '69, '70, '74)
  • Led the league in wins twice (1960, '70)
  • Led the league in shutouts once (1960), and made the top 10 three other times (1962, '69, '70)
  • Top 5 in Strikeout to walk ratio twice (1969, '70)

The Most Valuable Player Award (commonly known as the MVP award) is an annual award given to one outstanding player in each league of Major League Baseball. ... In team sports, a shutout (a clean sheet in soccer) refers to a game in which one team wins without allowing the opposing team to score. ... In baseball statistics, strikeout-to-walk ratio (SO/BB) is a measure of a pitchers ability to control pitches; calculated as: strikeouts / bases on balls. ...

External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com - Career statistics and analyses
Preceded by
Mike Cuellar & Denny McLain
American League Cy Young Award
1970
Succeeded by
Vida Blue

  Results from FactBites:
 
Jim Perry | BaseballLibrary.com (1630 words)
The less-famous half of the second-winningest brother combination in ML history, Jim Perry won 215 games in 17 seasons, and younger brother Gaylord added 314 to boost the family total to a whopping 529.
A tall, trim righthander, Perry overcame several seasons in Twins manager Sam Mele's doghouse, as well as the rap that he was "too nice" to win consistently in the ML, and in 1970 won the AL Cy Young Award with a 24-12 record.
Perry was first signed by the Indians, and in his second season he led the AL in starts (36), wins (18), and shutouts (four) as Cleveland's number-one starter.
Jim Perry (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (386 words)
Perry was a three-time All-Star and won the 1970 AL Cy Young Award, when he posted a record of 24-12.
As a batter, Perry was a switch-hitter and posted a respectable.199 batting average in his career.
In 1959, Jim Perry came in 2nd to Bob Allison in the Rookie of the Year vote.
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