Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Mike Marshall

On this date in 1974, Mike Marshall of the Dodgers becomes the first relief pitcher to win the Cy Young Award.

"I didn't know how to throw a curveball. And then I figured out one day how to pronate the release of a curveball. Unfortunately it was seven years after I was out of professional baseball. I had a fabulous curveball seven years out of professional baseball. Just nasty."

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