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  Bobby Shantz - BR Bullpen
Bobby Shantz, the brother of Billy Shantz, graduated from Pottstown (PA) high school and entered the Army in 1944.
Bobby Shantz was the first selection by the Washington Senators in their 1960 expansion draft.
Shantz was considered the greatest fielding pitcher of his time as he won 8 consecutive Gold Glove Awards from 1957-1964 despite being primarily a relief pitcher.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Bobby_Shantz   (307 words)

  
  Bobby Shantz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Robert Clayton Shantz (born September 26, 1925 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1949-1954), Kansas City Athletics (1955-1956), New York Yankees (1957-1960), Pittsburgh Pirates (1961), Houston Colt.45's (1962), St.
Shantz began his career as a starting pitcher, but about halfway through he converted to a competent relief pitcher.
A high-skilled fielder, Shantz won eight consecutive Gold Glove Awards from 1957 to 1964 (American League, 1957-60; National League, 1961-64; in 1957 the award was rendered for both leagues).
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Bobby_Shantz   (194 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz Biography
Shantz reached the peak of his career in 1952, going 24-7 for a fifth-place team to win the MVP award in a landslide.
He led the AL in wins, winning percentage, and fewest walks per game (2.03), and finished third with a 2.48 ERA and 152 strikeouts, tied for third with five shutouts, second with 27 complete games, fourth with 255 innings, and fifth in fewest hits per game (7.39).
Shantz won Gold Gloves in the first four years of the award (1957-60).
www.autographedtoyou.com /Bobby-Shantz-biography.htm   (102 words)

  
 All-Baseball.com, part of MVN: 19 to 21   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Second, it is strictly a scurrilous rumor that Bobby Shantz was or is Eddie Gaedel in disguise.
Third, Shantz was a one year wonder in his MVP season, going 24-7 in 1952 with a 160 Adjusted ERA (ERA*), and striking out Whitey Lockman, Jackie Robinson and Stan Musial consecutively in the All Star Game, and then never accomplishing much thereafter.
Shantz’ best pitch was a fast curve that many batters thought was a sliderÂ… he threw it that hard.
www.all-baseball.com /archives/015027.html   (1778 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz
Robert Clayton Shantz (born September 26, 1925 in Pottstown, PA) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1949-1954), Kansas City Athletics (1955-1956), New York Yankees (1957-1960), Pittsburgh Pirates (1961), Houston Colt.45's (1962), St.
Shantz began his career as a starting pitcher, but about halfway through he converted to a relief pitcher.
His best season was in 1952 when he lead the league in wins and won the Most Valuable Player Award.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/b/bo/bobby_shantz.html   (147 words)

  
 Shantz Bobby Shantz Batting, Fielding And Pitching Major League Baseball Lifetime Statistics For Each Se   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shantz Bobby Shantz Batting, Fielding And Pitching Major League Baseball Lifetime Statistics For Each Se Bobby Shantz batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics for each season and his career, and a list of any post-season awards he has won and his rank on various season and career statistical leaderboards.
Bobby Shantz baseball stats with batting stats, pitching stats and fielding stats, along with uniform numbers, salaries, quotes, career stats and biographical data presented by Baseball Almanac.
Shantz vividly recalls an encounter with NHLer Mark Lamb when he was a youngster attending a hockey camp in seven NHL cities, encouraged Shantz to stick with his hockey career.
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 Bobby Shantz 1964 Game by Game Batting Logs
Bobby Shantz appeared in 50 Major League games during the 1964 regular season.
The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Shantz appeared in, specifically relating to his 1964 hitting statistics.
If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Shantz started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/hittinglogs.php?p=shantbo01&y=1964   (162 words)

  
 Western League 1948   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Nellie Fox, Bobby Shantz and Bob Wellman (utility) made the all star team from Lincoln as did Larry Miggins an outfielder for Omaha.
In 1950 he was sold to the White Sox and he was named to twelve all star teams and the major league Hall of Fame.
Bobby Shantz was a 21 year old lefty who led the league in wins and strikeouts.
marian.creighton.edu /~besser/baseball/wl1948.html   (461 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz | BaseballLibrary.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Plagued by injuries for most of the next four seasons, Shantz went to the Yankees in a 12-player deal before the 1957 season and made a great comeback that year, leading the AL with a 2.45 ERA while going 11-5.
Shantz finally gives up two hits and a run in the 13th, but old-timer Wally Moses, now back with the A's, saves him with a 2-run home run in the bottom of the 13th.
The veteran Shantz and Boyer will be valuable pickups for New York, with Shantz leading the American League in ERA this year, and Boyer a tough defensive 3B for eight years in pinstripes.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/S/Shantz_Bobby.stm   (1608 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Bobby Shantz was born on Saturday, September 26, 1925, in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
Shantz was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 1, 1949, with the Philadelphia Athletics.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bobby Shantz baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=shantbo01   (274 words)

  
 Autographed Bobby Shantz Memorabilia
Born on September 26, 1925 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Bobby Shantz was a Major League Baseball pitcher of the Philadelphia Athletics.
Shantz is a lefthander who began his career as a starting pitcher.
Shantz also contributed 11 saves to the 1960 pennant winners before he was traded with the Pirates.
www.sportsmemorabilia.com /player/Bobby_Shantz   (336 words)

  
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Hal Woodeshick and Bobby Tiefenauer are roughed up for 13 hits and nine runs by San Francisco, but the Colt.45s hold on for a 12-9 victory with 13 hits of their own.
Starter Bobby Shantz was lifted with two-out in the sixth without allowing a run, giving up only four hits, striking out five and allowing only one walk.
Bobby Shantz worked the last two innings for the Red Birds in his first appearance against the Colts since his trade to St.Louis on May 7 for Carl Warwick.
www.astrosdaily.com /history/1962/timeline.html   (25131 words)

  
 Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society's Official Website and Online Shoppe: Bobby Shantz Feild
In his home town of Pottstown, a project is underway to honor the 1952 American League MVP by naming the exisitng varsity baseball field at Pottstown High School "Bobby Shantz Field", a most fitting tribute to the greatest fielding pitcher of all time.
The Bobby Shantz postcard by artist Ronnie Joyner, Bobby Shantz Commerorative Cup and the Bobby Shantz career table topper are all available from the Phila A's Society Gift Shoppe.
All proceeds from the sale of these three Shantz collectibles will be donated to the Bobby Shantz Field renovations.
philadelphiaathletics.org /event/shantzfield.htm   (477 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shantz began his career as a ((baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game) starting pitcher, but about halfway through he converted to a competent (A pitcher who does not start the game) relief pitcher.
He enjoyed his best season in 1952 when he lead the league in wins (24) and won the (Click link for more info and facts about MVP Award) MVP Award.
Shantz also was selected for the (Click link for more info and facts about All-Star Game) All-Star Game in 1951, 1952 and 1957.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/bobby_shantz.htm   (175 words)

  
 1952 AL CY YOUNG AWARD
BB Bobby Shantz was an impressive young left-hander who was hitting his peak with the Philadelphia Athletics.
Shantz continued pitching until he was almost 40; he finished his career exclusively as a reliever, and had some outstanding seasons with the Cardinals in the early 60's.
After Shantz, almost all of the best starters were either Indians (Mike Garcia, Bob Lemon, Early Wynn) or Yankees (Allie Reynolds, Vic Raschi).
webhome.idirect.com /~brettsmith/History/400Pages/alcy1952.htm   (324 words)

  
 Charity Golf Outings with Professional Sports Celebrities
Bobby Shantz reached the peak of his professional baseball career in 1952, going 24 - 7 for a fifth place team to win the MVP award by a landslide.
In 1957 Shantz played for the New York Yankees and had an 11and 5 record and lead the American League with a 2.45 ERA.
Bobby is available for corporate and charity dinners, golf outings, trade shows, store promotions and autograph appearances.
www.lernersportsmarketing.com /major-areas/fundraisers/charity-golf-outings.htm   (330 words)

  
 The Mercury - News - 10/25/2003 - Pottstown adds 4 to school’s honor roll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shantz was among four Pottstown High School graduates who were inducted into the school’s Alumni Honor Roll during a ceremony Friday morning.
The ceremony celebrates the distinguished achievements of the graduates in hopes of motivating students to strive for excellence in the classroom and for a lifetime.
Shantz, who turned 78 last month, received the Gold Glove Award in 1957 and for the next 7 years until he was forced into retirement after the 1964 season because of a painful wrist from a baseball injury he previously sustained.
www.pottstownmercury.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=10408498&BRD=1674&PAG=461&dept_id=18041&rfi=6   (847 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz [Archive] - Baseball Fever
03-26-2004, 01:02 PM I remember pitcher Bobby Shantz had a brother who played for the Athletics.
03-28-2004, 07:49 PM You are, of course, referring to his brother Billy Shantz who was a catcher.
I can find reference to at least one occasion in 1955 when the two were battery mates.
www.baseball-fever.com /archive/index.php/t-15608.html   (141 words)

  
 Golf Classic at Roselle GC to include Shantz and Pepitone
Former New York Yankee Bobby Shantz will be one of the celebrities playing in this year's golf outing, along with former Yankee first baseman Joe Pepitone.
Shantz fashioned a lifetime 119-99 record and 3.38 ERA in a career that began with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1949.
Shantz led the NL in wins (24) and winning percentage (.774) that season.
www.localsource.com /articles/2005/08/10/spectator_leader/sports/sports_columns/doc42fa353da4b92327817361.txt   (634 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 The Ones That Got Away
Left-handed pitcher Bobby Shantz, who figured he had plenty more good years ahead of him, had bought a house in the suburbs.
The '54 season was a wash for Shantz, who recorded a 6-4 win in the season opener over the Red Sox, but left the game in the sixth inning with a season-ending pulled muscle in his pitching shoulder.
After graduating from Pottstown High, Shantz was pitching on area sandlots and making 73 cents an hour working in a sawmill in Tacony in 1948 when A's scout Harry O'Donnell approached him.
www.citypaper.net /articles/2004-10-14/cb.shtml   (1400 words)

  
 Sally Starr, a Broadcast Pioneer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One of the television legends that the TV station sent was Sally Starr.
Seen in this 1965 photo is Sally with former Phillies baseball player, Bobby Shantz.
It's was "Bobby Shantz Night" at the Phillies to honor a player who retired the year before.
www.broadcastpioneers.com /sally-phillies.html   (128 words)

  
 Bobby Shantz - Bleacher Hideaway : Players : : [Chicago Cubs Fan Site]
Bobby Shantz - Bleacher Hideaway : Players : : [Chicago Cubs Fan Site]
Shantz made his Major League Debut in 1949.
Please feel free to inform us of anything regarding Bobby Shantz by emailing us
www.bleacherhideaway.com /players/ShantBobby.php   (68 words)

  
 Tacoma Tahomas -- American Century League
Tacoma batters struck out 23 times in an 18 inning game against Yakima June 20, and won it on a homer by Bobby Avila, who had been 0-for-7 with five Ks in the game.
A club that was contending for the ACL lead in June has gone 9-32 in July and August, and was 1-5 last week.
Bobby Avila, who ran through a stop sign at third and made the last out at home in Tacoma's 3-2 loss to Portland Aug. 10, was sent to the reserve roster.
www.seanet.com /~scheiderer/century/tacoma.shtml   (370 words)

  
 Bobby Doerr | BaseballLibrary.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He was signed by Eddie Collins on the same scouting trip that netted Ted Williams.
During his career his chief rivals in all-round second base play were the fading Charlie Gehringer of the Tigers and Joe Gordon of the Yankees.
A's pitcher Bobby Shantz ends the slaughter with 4-plus innings of relief, as Joe Dobson is the winner for Boston.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/D/Doerr_Bobby.stm   (1840 words)

  
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 The Sporting News - The New York Yankees, Century of Champions
1958 -- Bobby Shantz, P; Norm Seiborn, OF 1959 -- Bobby Shantz, P
1960 -- Bobby Shantz, P; Roger Maris, OF 1961 -- Bobby Richardson, 2B
1972 -- Bobby Murcer, OF 1973 -- Thurman Munson, C
archive.sportingnews.com /features/yankees/award_winners.html   (271 words)

  
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