Dizzy Dean

Dizzy Dean
Birthdate 1/16/1910
Death Date 7/17/1974
Debut Year 1930
Year of Induction 1953
Teams Browns, Cardinals, Cubs
Position Pitcher

Dizzy Dean broke his toe in the 1937 All Star game. Compensating for the injury, Dean changed his pitching motion and injured his arm.

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From 1932-1937 Dizzy Dean threw 140 CGs & averaged more than 22 wins per sesaon

From 1932-1937 Dizzy Dean threw 140 CGs & averaged more than 22 wins per sesaon

The last National League pitcher to win 30 games in a season, Dizzy Dean was in the inaugural class for the Cardinals Hall of Fame in 2014. Dean pitched in one game in 1930 before reaching the big leagues to stay in 1932. During a six-year run with the Cardinals from 1932-1937, Dean averaged more th
Dizzy Dean's All Stars faced the Negro Leagues' barnstorming Philadelphia Royal Giants in 1935

Dizzy Dean's All Stars faced the Negro Leagues' barnstorming Philadelphia Royal Giants in 1935

Despite the color barrier, Negro Leaguers often faced off against their MLB counterparts. These contests took place in the off-season and helped augment the income of the players involved. Shown here is a lineup of Negro League stars called the Philadelphia Royal Giants. They squared off against Diz

2 responses to “Dizzy Dean”

  1. Dan says:

    Old Diz just callin’em like he seen ’em. Sure miss his Announcing Baseball games.RIP God Bless.

  2. Bob Harris says:

    Still remember Diz commenting on a weak hitting pitcher who had just gotten a hit. “That makes him 2 for 3. Two hits in three seasons”

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