Bob

 

               

 

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

 

Cardinal Achievements:

- 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.

 

    St. Louis Cardinals - Bob Forsch

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Sources:

    -  GameDay Magazine #4 2015

 

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