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Jack Morris

Profession: Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher

United States of America

Born: May 16, 1955
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 1984-04-07 Detroit Tiger Jack Morris no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0
  • 1986-12-19 Jack Morris agrees to salary arbitration with former team Tigers & accuses owners of collusion against free agency
  • 1987-02-13 Tigers' Jack Morris awarded $1.85 million salary by arbitrator
  • 1987-08-03 Detroit Tigers ace Jack Morris ties AL record with 5 wild pitches in a 4-2, 10 innings loss v Kansas City Royals
  • 1991-10-27 World Series Baseball: Minnesota Twins beat Atlanta Braves, 1-0 in 10 in Game 7 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome; win 2nd title since move to Minneapolis; MVP: Twins pitcher Jack Morris
  • 2000-06-14 Greg Maddux makes his 387th putout, breaking Jack Morris' career record
  • 2018-07-29 Chipper Jones, Alan Trammell, Trevor Hoffman, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Jack Morris are inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

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