However, aronoffs book not only further enlivens the debate between mantle, snider and mays, it also brings up fielding stars that time has forgotten, such as jimmy piersall, terry moore, jigger statz, dode paskert, bill lange, and baseballs earliest deaf player, dummy hoy. The aim is to provide factual information from the marketplace to help collectors. Selected by toronto blue jays in the 5th round of the freeagent draft june 2, 1986 signed june 15, 1986 11111999. If you are the type of fan who truly enjoys intelligent debate and thinks you can teach others why pat hentgen did or did not deserve the cy young award in 1996, join us on baseball fever. It may even make you question your beliefs of who is the greatest.
Get the huge collection of 1998 score sports cards online at beckett. It was enough for hentgen to get talk for the cy young. Pat hentgen world series miscellaneous items of interest. Dyja is a gifted storyteller, so i highly recommend this novel for both civil war and baseball buffs. Images can also be viewed at the hall of fame online exhibit dressed to the nines. Sporting news established the pitcher of the year award in 1944 to recognize the most outstanding pitchers in major league baseball mlb. Oakland, a season where rhp pat hentgen would begin a string of three successive blue jays winning a cy young award with. Im not sure if this has been done, but i we are going to if you wish rank each teams top 10, from the 30 current franchises. He has since published many novels, short stories, plays, and poetry collections. He also threw fourstraight complete games, the associated press wrote. Defensive regression analysis data used here was obtained with permission from michael humphreys, author of wizardry. Gary sotos first book for young readers, baseball in april and other stories, won the california library associations beatty award and was named an ala best book for young adults. Patrick george hentgen born november, 1968 is an american former professional baseball pitcher, and currently a special assistant with the toronto blue jays. The statistics used were obtained free of charge from the baseball databank.
Where what happened yesterday is being preserved today. Of the six insidetheparkers that willie mays laced in his illustrious career, he achieved the feat twice against cardwell. Each franchise top 10 toronto blue jays baseball fever. The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is ed by retrosheet. Baseball heroes is the first book in the middle grade nonfiction series good sports, about the inspiring life stories of major league athletes who have overcome obstacles in the course of their life and careers. James, the acknowledged authority on baseball statistics the baseball abstract, discusses how players have been selected in the past and are chosen now for the baseball hall of fame at cooperstown, n. Pat hentgen appeared in 35 major league games during the 1996 regular season. If you are aware of any other unusual, less known, not as publicized baseball awards won by pat hentgen please contact us with details.
The former cy young winner chats about fraser, the tommy john epidemic, justin verlander and the blue jays. Add this biography of the baseball player edith houghton, known as the kid. Pat hentgen stats by baseball almanac did you know that pat hentgen, 2010 in 1996, was the second pitcher in toronto blue jays history to put together a 20win season. Since the publication of baseball for dummies, 3rd edition, baseball teams have changed, new mlb stadiums have been built, and rules have been updated. Paul beeston is named canadas baseball man of the year in 1994, while howard starkman picks up the robert o. Pat hentgen 1996 game by game batting logs baseball almanac. Las 10 years it was 722 so still in line but there were the big 4 and arguably a mistake in hoffman. James hoyt wilhelm, nicknamed old sarge, was an american major league baseball pitcher with the new york giants, st. Pat hentgen autographed baseball autographed baseballs. Hoping one day we can start a 21st century best baseball books or better yet, 2010s best baseball and 2020s best baseball something like it soon, because a lot of really good books that came out the last 510 years get buried. Pat hentgen world series stats by baseball almanac. Stats awards fabulous feats famous firsts hall of fame hitting charts legendary lists pitching charts record books rules scoring.
Traded by toronto blue jays with paul spoljaric to st. Originally published march 22, 20 pat hentgen was on a run in 1996. For a while now, picture book makers have been going to town on the eternal reality that truth is stranger than fiction. Get the huge collection of 1998 leaf sports cards online at beckett. Beckett media baseball card values almanac baseball cards. Fishel award for public relations excellence in 1996. It was the first book that chronicled the games and stories of the early negro league, and for many years it was the only book on the subject.
This is documented in an updated later edition to dan shaughnessys bestselling book, curse of the bambino. Baseball continues to be a popular game both as a spectator sport and as a pastime. Win shares are calculated using the formula in the book win shares by bill james. Keith law is a senior baseball writer for espn insider and an analyst for espns baseball tonight, focusing on all types of baseball analysis. Beckett media baseball card values almanac baseball. Patrick george hentgen born november, 1968 is an american former professional baseball pitcher, and currently a special assistant with the toronto blue. Insidethepark home runs allowed 19502015 don cardwell 7 allowed the most itphr in the past 65 campaigns including two by the say hey kid. Wilhelm was elected to the baseball hall of fame in 1985, and is one of 83 pitchers enshrined in. Texas, andy played some football but loved baseball from a young age. Games started yearbyyear leaders by baseball almanac. Author glenn stout, series editor for the best american sports writing. William roger clemens born august 4, 1962 in dayton, ohio, nicknamed the rocket, is an american independent baseball pitcher who currently plays for the sugar land skeeters atlantic league of professional baseball. Play for a kingdom, by thomas dyja this inventive, undertheradar civil warbaseball novel features a union company from brooklyn that takes on a confederate company from alabama in a daily baseball game during a semistalemate at the 1864 battle of the wilderness.
Each book tells the stories of athletes who have encountered and overcome significant obstacles, and whose story exemplifies character and nerve in the face of adversity. Outstanding pitcher of the year award on baseball almanac. The story behind the old stats that are ruining the game, the new ones that are running it, and the right way to think about baseball. The cy young award is given annually to the best pitchers in major league baseball mlb, one each for the american league al and national league nl.
Complete games yearbyyear leaders by baseball almanac. While cook maintained a solid gbfb ratio, he struggled with a 6. Storm davis stats from bill james answers all your baseball questions, an april 2008 blog entry from the freakonomics blog neyer, rob 2006. Until the award was replaced by two separate ones in 20, it was given annually to one pitcher each in the american league and national league. In 2006, the baseball hall of fame elected its first and only woman, effa manley. Cook was baseball americas 2002 top rockie prospect, even likening the young righthander to kevin brown. The award was first introduced in 1956 by baseball commissioner ford frick in honor of hall of fame pitcher cy young, who died in 1955. Organize and price your collections as we offer instant access to the worlds leading trading card and collectibles databases, including baseball cards, basketball cards, football cards, nonsports cards, gaming cards and more. Organize and price your collections as we offer instant access to the worlds leading trading card and collectibles databases. Buy pat hentgen cards online pat hentgen baseball price guide. Free online baseball card price guide baseball card values. Toronto blue jays stats, rosters, schedules, uniform numbers, record books. How does a good pitcher become the best pitcher in the world for one season and win the cy young award.
The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games hentgen pitched in, specifically relating to his 1994 pitching statistics. The baseball writers of america, which picks contemporary players, has been sparing in its inductions, he argues, while the. Timeline the official site of major league baseball. Subscribe to baseball online price guide and get the latest and accurate values of cards. Pat hentgen trades and transactions by baseball almanac. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games hentgen appeared in, specifically relating to his 1996 hitting statistics. Find collections of all the annual card values of baseball cards here. Shop pat hentgen autographed baseball autographed baseballs and more authentic, autographed and gameused items at amazons sports collectibles store. Jul 31, 2009 however, aronoffs book not only further enlivens the debate between mantle, snider and mays, it also brings up fielding stars that time has forgotten, such as jimmy piersall, terry moore, jigger statz, dode paskert, bill lange, and baseballs earliest deaf player, dummy hoy. It was also a big turnaround from the season before, where hentgen went 1014 with an era over 5. The leading destination for sports card and collectible enthusiasts. Mar 05, 2015 exjays ace hentgen, late dad bonded through baseball.
I spent a morning with john denny at the end of august. Sponsor this pageattach your namecompany to the pat hentgen page and 1 help support the baseball cube 2 remove ads from this page for other visitors. Theres nothing in baseball lit quite like this remarkable book. Cards trading card database has prices achieved from actual card sales, not estimates. Unique perspectives on the daily sports topics that matter most. Among baseball histories and almanacs, the book of baseball 1911 is as thoroughly entertaining as it is educational and revealing of how, when and where the seeds of americas national pastime took root. Baseball card price guide prices from actual card sales. From bob turley to randy jones to mark davis to pat hentgen, just to name a few, there have been a bunch of pitchers whove taken that step.
I will use the definition of the franchise and years as defined in baseball reference. The date box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. Sponsor this page attach your namecompany to the pat hentgen page and 1 help support the baseball cube 2 remove ads from this page for other visitors. Clemens was one of the preeminent major league baseball pitchers whos widely. Pat hentgen 1994 game by game pitching logs baseball almanac. In 1992, jack morris went 216 to inaugurate the club and since then several other pitchers have joined roger clemens, roy halladay, david wells, but as of today, only. Baseball digest, athlon, mazeroski, sporting news, street. Insidethepark home runs by team 19502015 six mlb franchises have amassed at least 50 insidethepark home runs since 1950. Louis cardinals in exchange for alberto castillo, matt dewitt and lance painter november 11, 1999 10312000. Join authors david king and tom kayser on a nineinning trip down one of minorleague baseballs most historic institutions, both in.
He was a catcher and first baseman from 1969 through 1983, playing for the oakland athletics, san diego padres, st. Four of those organizations royals, phillies, pirates and twins played in stadiums with artificial turf installed for at least 20 seasons while the deep center field dimensions at yankee stadium and the polo grounds have influenced the yankees and giants totals to. He delivered the first jolt on may 30, 1957 in a contest between the giants and phillies then struck again six years. A baseball card checklist for pat hentgen that includes every baseball card in our baseball card database. Cy young award wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. Uniform images used with permission from marc okkonen, author of baseball uniforms of the 20th century. Play, watch, and understand americas favorite pastime. Clemens was one of the preeminent major league baseball pitchers whos widely considered to be one of the greatest pitchers of all time. This updated 4th edition brings you the latest information on the players, the places, and. In 10 starts in july and august, hentgen won nine times.
Just ask pat hentgen what baseball meant to him and his late father pat sr. This page lists every known baseball award won by pat hentgen in chronological order. Pat hentgen autographed baseball autographed baseballs at. Exjays ace hentgen, late dad bonded through baseball.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. Andy pettitte society for american baseball research. He played in major league baseball mlb for the blue jays, st. This award was established before there was a cy young award, mlbs. The baseball almanac is more a bathroom book than a coffeetable volume. Patrick george hentgen born november, 1968 is an american former professional baseball pitcher, and currently a special assistant with the toronto blue jays organization. The blue jays would open their 20th season in las vegas vs.
Pat hentgen pitched in 24 major league games during the 1994 regular season. Frank thomas the best catchers, mike piazza, sandy alomar etc. My guess is that the improved infield defense should help his numbers, but cook needs to have a. You can leave it on top of the porcelain, pick it up, read it backwards, and still get an. This is the holy grail of baseball book collecting, greene said. Leiter pitched 19 seasons in the major league baseball mlb for new york yankees, toronto blue jays, florida marlins and new york mets. Expand set name card nbr card description total qty low price. This pat hentgen baseball card checklist includes every known baseball card that pat hentgen has appeared on, in chronological order. Prior to joining espn, law spent four and a half years working as a special assistant to the general manager for the toronto blue jays, handling all statistical analysis, and was also a writer for baseball prospectus. The texas league baseball almanac delivers day by day the recordbreaking events, personal triumphs and memorable games that helped to shape baseball in the region. Click the award name and up comes a comprehensive history of that award along with every winner of that particular baseball award.275 438 824 913 936 476 1308 1206 1470 1406 961 313 197 1564 1539 599 37 1550 886 93 281 1196 100 1401 1548 510 242 686 848 885 678 1305 897 738 436 164 1571 359 743 1003 1185 377 647 1295