Dennis Eckersley won 197 games and saved 390 over 24 seasons. The righty pitched in 1,071 games and threw 3,285.2 innings with 2,401 strikeouts. At the time of his retirement, Eck had appeared in more games than any pitcher in MLB history.
The 1972 Philadelphia Phillies were bad on the field, but a super performance from newcomer Steve Carlton and some whacky promotions helped ease fans pain.
A planned trip to a 1967 Philadelphia Phillies game at Connie Mack Stadium by a 13-year-old turns into a school assignment then a surprise meet with a hero.
Philography: Steve Carlton - It is a simple matter of fact to state that Carlton is the greatest pitcher to ever pull on a Philadelphia Phillies jersey.
NL's Cy Young Award has gone to a Philadelphia Phillies hurler seven times