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Encyclopedia > Mark Langston
Mark Langston
Pitcher
Born: August 20, 1960 (1960-08-20) (age 46)
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 7, 1984
for the Seattle Mariners
Final game
September 24, 1999
for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
Win-Loss     179-158
ERA     3.97
Strikeouts     2464
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • 4-time All-Star (1987, 1991-93)
  • 7-time AL Gold Glove (1987-88, 1991-95)
  • 3-time led league in strikeouts (1984, 1986-87)
  • Twice Top 10 Cy Young Award (1987, 1991)

Mark Edward Langston (born August 20, 1960 in San Diego, California) is an American left-handed former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Seattle Mariners (1984-89), Montreal Expos (1989), California and Anaheim Angels (1990-97), San Diego Padres (1998) and Cleveland Indians (1999). Pitcher Mark Langston Image from Sports Eclopedia This work is copyrighted. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Other nicknames The Ms Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) King County Domed Stadium (Kingdome) (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) None... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... 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. ... In Major League Baseball, a win (denoted W) is generally credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when they last took the lead. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Other nicknames The Ms Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) King County Domed Stadium (Kingdome) (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) None... The following are the baseball events of the year 1984 throughout the world. ... 1989 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 until 2004. ... 1989 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos Ballpark Angel Stadium of... // This year in baseball Events January 9 - Jim Palmer, a three-time American League Cy Young Award winner, and Joe Morgan, a two-time National League MVP, are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America in their first years of eligibility. ... The following are the events of the year 1997 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... 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The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the manager (the managers from the previous years... This is a list of Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners at pitcher in the American League. ... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Nickname: Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates: , Country United States State California County San Diego Founded July 16, 1769 Incorporated March 27, 1850 Government  - Mayor Jerry Sanders  - City Attorney Michael Aguirre  - City Council Scott Peters Kevin Faulconer Toni Atkins Tony Young Brian Maienschein Donna Frye Jim Madaffer... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in North American professional baseball. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Other nicknames The Ms Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) King County Domed Stadium (Kingdome) (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) None... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 until 2004. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos Ballpark Angel Stadium of... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Other nicknames Pads, Friars Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Qualcomm Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... 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. ...


In 1989, Langston was in a trade which sent him to Montreal and Randy Johnson to the Mariners. For other persons named Randy Johnson, see Randy Johnson (disambiguation). ...


In 1990, he pitched the first seven innings for a 2-0 combined no-hitter with Mike Witt. Witt, who had pitched a perfect game back in 1984, tossed the final two frames.


In the 1998 World Series, he served up Tino Martinez's Grand Slam in the seventh inning of Game 1 that gave the New York Yankees a 9-5 lead, and permanent momentum as the Yankees swept the San Diego Padres in four games.


Langston compiled a career 179-158 record with 2464 strikeouts and a 3.97 ERA in 2962.2 innings. Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ...


Noted for his pickoff move to First Base, his 91 career pickoffs are the most in ML history, ahead of Kenny Rogers who as of 7/4/07 has 90. Kenneth Scott Rogers also known as The Gambler (born November 10, 1964 in Savannah, Georgia) is a left-handed American Major League Baseball pitcher who has played for six Major League Baseball teams since his rookie year in 1989. ...


See also

Major League Baseball recognizes strikeout champions in the American League and National League each season. ... In baseball, a strikeout occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. ...

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Mark Langston - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (232 words)
Mark Edward Langston (born August 20, 1960 in San Diego, California) is an American former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners (1984-89), Montreal Expos (1989), California and Anaheim Angels (1990-97), San Diego Padres (1998) and Cleveland Indians (1999).
Langston compiled a career 179-158 record with 2464 strikeouts and a 3.97 ERA in 2962.2 innings.
In 2005, his first year of eligibility, Langston received less than 5% of the vote (he received no votes; the threshold was 26) from the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, thus becoming ineligible to appear on future BBWAA ballots.
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