RIP Gaylord Perry (Kyle Terada - USA Today Sports)
RIP Gaylord Perry (Kyle Terada - USA Today Sports)

Cubs News: Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry passes away


by -

Commissioner of Baseball Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry, who was 84:

“Gaylord Perry was a consistent workhorse and a memorable figure in his Hall of Fame career, highlighted by his 314 wins and 3,534 strikeouts in 22 years. He will be remembered among the most accomplished San Francisco Giants ever, and through his time in Cleveland and San Diego, he became the first pitcher ever to win the Cy Young Award in both the American and National Leagues. The five-time 20-game winner pitched for eight different Clubs overall and remained a popular teammate and friend throughout his life. On behalf of Major League Baseball, I extend my deepest condolences to Gaylord’s family, friends and fans across our great game.”

Comment on this story
Print   
Cubs single-game ticket information for 2023
Cubs single-game ticket information for 2023
Beloved Chicago radio host passes away
Beloved Chicago radio host passes away
Former Cubs infielder signs with Mariners
Former Cubs infielder signs with Mariners
Cubs Roster Move: Pitcher clears waivers, sent to Iowa
Cubs Roster Move: Pitcher clears waivers, sent to Iowa
Post your comments!
Subject (Replies: 0) Author
spacer Hall of Fame pitcher passes away
CubsHQ News®
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest