Bruce Sutter

Bruce Sutter Cardinals
Birthdate 1/8/1953
Death Date
Debut Year 1976
Year of Induction 2006
Teams Braves, Cardinals, Cubs
Position Pitcher

A six-time All Star, Bruce Sutter led the NL in saves five times. The 1979 Cy Young Award winner was inducted in 2006, his 13th year of eligibility.

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Bruce Sutter made the All Star team in five of his first six seasons

Bruce Sutter made the All Star team in five of his first six seasons

Bruce Sutter got his big league start in 1976 with the Chicago Cubs. In his first year the 23-year old made 52 appearances – all in relief – and posted a 6-3 record with 10 saves and a 2.70 ERA. During his five years pitching on the north side of Chicago, Sutter recorded a 32-30 record w
In 1979 Sutter became the third reliever to earn the Cy Young Award

In 1979 Sutter became the third reliever to earn the Cy Young Award

Hall of Fame reliever Bruce Sutter won the Cy Young Award in 1979, his fourth year in the big leagues. By doing so he became the third reliever to earn the honor, following Mike Marshall (1974) and Sparky Lyle (1977). In 1982 Sutter recorded his 192nd save to break Roy Face’s NL mark. When he

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