Ted Simmons reflects:
"Did you ever try to (hit) a bowling ball in the air? On a lot of nights, that's what his sinker was like. There wasn't much a hitter could do with it but roll over it and hit a groundball somewhere."
With the Cardinals: 1974-88 (Career summary)
W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HB BAA 15 Seasons 163-127 3.67 455 401 67 19 3 2658 2/3 2602 1229 1085 204 780 1079 42 .257
- Inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals HOF - 2015
- Pitched the only two no-hitters (1978 & 1983) at Busch Memorial Stadium (II).
- Won the most games (93) and pitched the most innings at Busch Memorial Stadium (II).
- Ranks 3rd in Cardinals history with 163 wins.
- Won a career best 20 games in 1977. Also, led the staff or tied for the lead in victories 6 times
- Pitched a shutout in the franchise's first NLCS game, a 7-0 win over Atlanta in 1982.
- Batted .295 or better three times, including .308 in 1975
- Was the NL Silver Slugger in 1980 & 1987.
- Was the NL player of the week April 16th, 1978 & October 2nd, 1983.
- Holds the Cardinal record for the most triples (8) by a pitcher. (1974-1988)
- Is just the 7th Cardinal to play as many as 15 seasons with the Cards.
- GameDay Magazine #4 2015
- St. Louis Cardinls 2017 Yearbook
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