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Mel Stottlemyre

Full Name: Melvin Leon Stottlemyre Sr.
Profession: Baseball Pitcher and Coach

United States of America

Why Famous: 5-time MLB All Star

Born: November 13, 1941
Birthplace: Hazleton, Missouri, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: January 13, 2019 (aged 77)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Historical Events

  • 1965-07-20 NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • 1965-10-02 Mel Stottlemyre wins game #20
  • 1970-05-22 Mel Stottlemyre sets record by walking 11, but wins 2-0
  • 1974-06-11 Mel Stottlemyre sets an American League record by making his 272nd consecutive start without pitching a game in relief
  • 1997-05-25 Todd and Mel Stottlemyre become 1st father and son to win 100 games

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