Baseball Factoids #1

I received a White Sox tear-off calendar for a Christmas gift, I’ll share some interesting baseball factoids with you as I come across them.

Only two pitchers since 1970 have notched 10 complete games in a single season: Jim Palmer with the Orioles in 1975 (10) and John Tudor with the Cardinals in 1985 (10).

Who was the first player to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Negro Leagues Committee in 1971? Satchel Paige

The 1906 White Sox, dubbed the “hitless wonders”, won the American League pennant with a .230 team batting average. The entire club smacked a total of seven home runs through 154 games.

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