Gaylord Perry

Birthdate 9/15/1938
Death Date
Debut Year 1962
Year of Induction 1991
Teams Braves, Giants, Indians, Marlins, Padres, Rangers, Royals, Yankees
Position Pitcher

Gaylord Perry was the 1st to win a Cy Young in both leagues; Roger Clemens, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, & Roy Halladay have followed suit.

In the collection:

Gaylord Perry handwritten letter on his personal letterhead

Gaylord Perry handwritten letter on his personal letterhead

From the desk of Gaylord Perry Peanut Farm is this handwritten letter by Hall of Fame hurler Gaylord Perry. From 1969-1975 Perry averaged more than 20-wins per season. A five-time 20-game winner, Perry retired with 314 wins and 3,534 strikeouts.
Ticket from Gaylord Perry's 300th win

Ticket from Gaylord Perry's 300th win

When Gaylord Perry won his 300th game on May 6, 1982 he became the first pitcher to reach the milestone since Early Wynn in 1963. During that time, the 3,000 hit club nearly doubled, going from 8-15 members and the 500 homer club went form four members to twelve.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball…"

~Jacques Barzun, 1954