Gaylord Perry

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  • Gaylord Perry
  • Gaylord Perry
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  • Gaylord Perry

Gaylord Jackson Perry (born September 15, 1938) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He pitched from 1962 to 1983 for eight different teams. During a 22-year baseball career, Perry compiled 314 wins, 3,534 strikeouts, and a 3.11 earned run average. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2009
Prime 9 (2009) (TV Show)
Himself

2008
2008 MLB All-Star Game (2008) (TV Movie)
Himself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony

1979
1979 MLB All-Star Game (1979) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Pitcher

1974
1974 MLB All-Star Game (1974) (TV Movie)
Himself - AL Pitcher

1972
1972 MLB All-Star Game (1972) (TV Movie)
Himself - AL Pitcher

1971
Himself - San Francisco Giants Pitcher

1970
1970 MLB All-Star Game (1970) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Pitcher

1966
1966 MLB All-Star Game (1966) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Pitcher

Self

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Quotes

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I've got a kid six years old. He likes sports, but I definitely won't let him pitch. There would be too many things against him.


There is a difference between jaywalking and grand larceny.


I reckon I tried everything on the old apple, but salt and pepper and chocolate sauce topping.


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Magazine issues featuring Gaylord Perry on the cover.
  • Gaylord Perry - Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover [United States] (26 September 1966)
  • Sports Illustrated Magazine [United States] (17 May 1982)

Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for Gaylord Perry.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1962 SFG 3-1 5.23 13 7 1 0 0 43 54 29 25 14 20
1963 SFG 1-6 4.03 31 4 0 0 2 76 84 41 34 29 52
1964 SFG 12-11 2.75 44 19 5 2 5 206 179 65 63 43 155
1965 SFG 8-12 4.19 47 26 6 0 1 195 194 105 91 70 170
1966 SFG 21-8 2.99 36 35 13 3 0 255 242 92 85 40 201
1967 SFG 15-17 2.61 39 37 18 3 1 293 231 98 85 84 230
1968 SFG 16-15 2.45 39 38 19 3 1 290 240 93 79 59 173
1969 SFG 19-14 2.49 40 39 26 3 0 325 290 115 90 91 233
1970 SFG 23-13 3.20 41 41 23 5 0 328 292 138 117 84 214
1971 SFG 16-12 2.76 37 37 14 2 0 280 255 116 86 67 158
1972 CLE 24-16 1.92 41 40 29 5 1 342 253 79 73 82 234
1973 CLE 19-19 3.38 41 41 29 7 0 344 315 143 129 115 238
1974 CLE 21-13 2.51 37 37 28 4 0 322 230 98 90 99 216
1975 CLE 6-9 3.55 15 15 10 1 0 121 120 57 48 34 85
1975 TEX 12-8 3.03 22 22 15 4 0 184 157 70 62 36 148
1976 TEX 15-14 3.24 32 32 21 2 0 250 232 93 90 52 143
1977 TEX 15-12 3.37 34 34 13 4 0 238 239 108 89 56 177
1978 SDP 21-6 2.73 37 37 5 2 0 260 241 96 79 66 154
1979 SDP 12-11 3.06 32 32 10 0 0 232 225 90 79 67 140
1980 NYY 4-4 4.44 10 8 0 0 0 50 65 33 25 18 28
1980 TEX 6-9 3.43 24 24 6 2 0 155 159 74 59 46 107
1981 ATL 8-9 3.94 23 23 3 0 0 150 182 70 66 24 60
1982 SEA 10-12 4.40 32 32 6 0 0 216 245 117 106 54 116
1983 KCR 4-4 4.27 14 14 1 1 0 84 98 48 40 26 40
1983 SEA 3-10 4.94 16 16 2 0 0 102 116 60 56 23 42
Career 314-265 - 777 690 303 53 11 - 4938 2128 1846 1379 3534

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Gaylord Perry.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1962 SFG 13 7 43 3 5 1 1 0.889
1963 SFG 32 4 76 4 12 0 0 1.000
1964 SFG 46 19 206 12 26 0 3 1.000
1965 SFG 49 26 195 18 40 1 4 0.983
1966 SFG 36 35 255 16 40 1 2 0.982
1967 SFG 42 37 293 20 64 3 2 0.966
1968 SFG 39 38 290 31 62 2 3 0.979
1969 SFG 40 39 325 18 67 0 2 1.000
1970 SFG 41 41 328 30 67 4 5 0.960
1971 SFG 38 37 280 21 41 5 5 0.925
1972 CLE 41 40 342 18 61 2 7 0.975
1973 CLE 41 41 344 19 55 0 1 1.000
1974 CLE 37 37 322 26 45 3 4 0.959
1975 CLE 15 15 121 10 21 1 2 0.969
1975 TEX 22 22 184 9 22 0 1 1.000
1976 TEX 32 32 250 11 24 2 1 0.946
1977 TEX 34 34 238 14 28 1 2 0.977
1978 SDP 37 37 260 13 40 2 6 0.964
1979 SDP 32 32 232 11 41 2 2 0.963
1980 NYY 10 8 50 2 7 0 1 1.000
1980 TEX 24 24 155 11 25 1 2 0.973
1981 ATL 23 23 150 11 19 3 0 0.909
1982 SEA 32 32 216 11 35 3 1 0.939
1983 KCR 14 14 84 4 14 0 1 1.000
1983 SEA 16 16 102 6 16 1 0 0.957
Career 786 690 - 349 877 38 58 -

Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Gaylord Perry.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1962 SFG 13 13 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.231 0.231 0.231
1963 SFG 32 18 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.222 0.222 0.278
1964 SFG 46 56 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 23 0.054 0.085 0.071
1965 SFG 49 64 4 10 0 0 0 2 0 2 19 0.156 0.194 0.156
1966 SFG 36 86 4 16 1 0 0 2 0 1 25 0.186 0.195 0.198
1967 SFG 42 91 2 13 1 0 0 2 0 0 28 0.143 0.143 0.154
1968 SFG 39 97 3 11 0 0 0 3 0 2 35 0.113 0.131 0.113
1969 SFG 40 117 5 14 1 0 1 2 0 4 47 0.120 0.156 0.154
1970 SFG 41 120 7 14 3 0 1 7 0 0 47 0.117 0.123 0.167
1971 SFG 38 98 5 10 1 0 1 4 0 3 32 0.102 0.129 0.143
1972 CLE 41 110 5 17 2 0 1 9 0 5 43 0.155 0.197 0.200
1973 CLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1974 CLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1975 CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1975 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1976 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1977 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1978 SDP 37 87 5 8 2 0 0 3 0 2 31 0.092 0.112 0.115
1979 SDP 32 71 2 6 2 0 1 2 0 2 19 0.085 0.110 0.155
1980 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1980 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1981 ATL 24 48 5 12 2 0 1 7 0 0 10 0.250 0.265 0.354
1982 SEA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1983 KCR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1983 SEA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
Career 512 1076 48 141 17 0 6 47 0 22 369 - - -

First NameGaylord
Middle NameJackson
Last NamePerry
Full Name at BirthGaylord Jackson Perry
Age75
Date of BirthSeptember 15, 1938
BirthplaceWilliamston, North Carolina, USA
Height6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight205 lbs (93.0 kg)
BuildAverage
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Star SignVirgo
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolWilliamston (Williamston, NC)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut14 April 1962
Last MLB Game21 September 1983
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1991 (342/443 ballots).
Claim to FameCleveland Indians

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