Mickey Lolich

Mickey Lolich
Birthdate 9/12/1940
Death Date
Debut Year 1963
Year of Induction
Teams Mets, Padres, Tigers
Position Pitcher

Mickey Lolich won 14 or more games in 11 consecutive seasons; when he retired he was MLB’s All-Time strikeout leader among left handers.

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Autographed 1976 Topps Record Breaker Card

Autographed 1976 Topps Record Breaker Card

Mickey Lolich has quite a Hall of Fame resumé. A 217-game winner and World Series MVP, Lolich was the game’s All-Time record holder for strikeouts by a left hander at the time of his retirement. Shown here is a Topps baseball card commemorating his achievement. It was on June 6, 1975 that Lol
Mickey Lolich autograph with those of Freehan, Horton, and Kaline

Mickey Lolich autograph with those of Freehan, Horton, and Kaline

Detroit’s third World Series triumph came in 1968 behind lefty hurler Mickey Lolich. That year Lolich won 25 games in the regular season before earning World Series MVP honors. In the Fall Classic Lolich tossed three complete-game wins for the Tigers. What’s more, Lolich batted .250 in the Series, and slugged his only career home run.

3 responses to “Mickey Lolich”

  1. Carl says:

    Has any other pitcher ever thrown three complete games and three complete game victories in the World Series?

  2. Parker Dulany says:

    Gibson 67 and Gibson 68 if not for Lolich

  3. Adrian says:

    Christy Mathewson not only pitched three complete game victories in the 1905 WS, each game was a shutout. He allowed just 13 hits in 27 innings, and struck out 18 while walking just 1.

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