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.
In 1999, The Sporting News ranked Molitor at #99 on its list of 100 Greatest Baseball Players. In June of that year, Milwaukee retired his uniform number 4, and five years later Molitor joined Yount as the only two players sporting the Brewers cap on their Hall of Fame plaques.
The Dodgers had best finish off the Rays in Game 6 of the 2020 World Series on Tuesday night. That, or risk someone like Kevin Kiermaier or Randy Arozarena turning into an LA nightmare version of what Pittsburgh's Bill Mazeroski was to the Yankees in 1960.
The 2020 Major League Baseball season will draw to a close over the next week with the playing out of the sport's ultimate event, the World Series. This year's top team in each league, the American League's Tampa Bay Rays and the National League's Los Angeles Dodgers, will face one another in a best-of-seven series … Continue reading 2020 World Series preview and prediction
Our comparison of the Philadelphia Phillies 1980 and 2008 World Series championship teams continues with a look at the two bench groups.