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  Gaylord Perry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gaylord Jackson Perry (born September 15, 1938 in Williamston, North Carolina) was a Major League Baseball player and member of the United States Baseball Hall of Fame.
Despite Perry's notoriety for doctoring baseballs--he even went so far as to title his autobiography Me and the Spitter--he wouldn't be ejected for the illegal practice until 1983, his 20th season in the majors.
Perry retired in 1983 after pitching for eight teams (the San Francisco Giants, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Seattle Mariners and Kansas City Royals).
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 BIOPROJ.SABR.ORG :: The Baseball Biography Project.
Gaylord Perry, one of the premier pitchers of his generation, won 314 games and struck out 3524 batters, but his place in baseball history rests mainly with his notorious use of the spitball, or greaseball, which defied batters, humiliated umpires, and infuriated opposing managers for two decades.
During Perry's career, the rules governing the enforcement of the spitball were changed twice, and the umpires were given explicit directives concerning the pitch several other times, and all this was primarily because of Gaylord Perry.
Gaylord and Jim began plowing the fields with a mule at the age of seven, and Gaylord's earliest childhood memories were of working on the farm and wanting to be a cowboy.
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 Gaylord Perry Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gaylord Perry was born on Thursday, September 15, 1938, in Williamston, North Carolina.
Perry was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 14, 1962, with the San Francisco Giants, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
Gaylord Perry's 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 Gaylord Perry baseball statistics page.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Perry greased batters with his stuff
Perry wasn't only a great cheater, though, he was a great pitcher with enormous talent: he won two Cy Young Awards, becoming the first pitcher to receive the honor in both leagues, finished in the top 10 in ERA 11 times and strikeouts 12 times, and went to the All-Star Game five times.
Perry was so adept at his craft that he wasn't ejected for throwing a doctored ball until August of 1982, some 20 years into his craft.
Perry stood on the mound in his Royals uniform and there, lying peacefully at the back of the mound, was the rosin bag.
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 Gaylord Perry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gaylord Perry recalls a different era in baseball.
Gaylord Perry to be honored _ but at a loss.
Morals and immortals; Ferguson Jenkins and Gaylord Perry should be in the Hall.
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 Gaylord Perry
Before the season started Gaylord Perry was only three wins away from a Hall of Fame milestone, 300 wins.
Gaylord Perry became the first Mariner to land on the cover of Sports Illustrated with this May 17, 1982 issue.
July 21, 1991 Gaylord Perry become the first former Mariner to be elected into the Hall of Fame.
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 Gaylord Perry | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Perry was the first pitcher to earn the Cy Young Award in both leagues, and he combined with brother Jim to form one of the finest sibling pitching duos in history.
On June 13, 1975, 36-year old Gaylord Perry, less than three years removed from his 1972 Cy Young award winning season, was traded from the Cleveland Indians to the Texas Rangers in a blockbuster deal.
Perry got off to a rocky start with the Rangers, going 7-6, but he was riding a four game winning streak into a Thursday night, August 21 matchup against Jim Palmer and the Orioles.
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 Jim Perry | BaseballLibrary.com
A tall, trim righthander, Perry overcame several seasons in Twins manager Sam Mele's doghouse, as well as the rap that he was "too nice" to win consistently in the ML, and in 1970 won the AL Cy Young Award with a 24-12 record.
Perry was first signed by the Indians, and in his second season he led the AL in starts (36), wins (18), and shutouts (four) as Cleveland's number-one starter.
and Gaylord Perry) to win 20 games in the same year, and Phil Niekro, who finishes at 21-20, is the first pitcher since Wilbur Wood in 1973 to win and lose 20 games the same year, and the first NL pitcher to do so since 1905.
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 Gaylord Perry | BaseballLibrary.com
Perry signed a $90,000 contract with the Giants and won a regular spot on the ML staff in 1963 after four years in the farm system.
The victim of Perry's dinger is Claude Osteen.
Perry gives up nine hits and six walks in beating Doyle Alexander, and he is the first pitcher to reach the 300-win plateau since Early Wynn in 1963.
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Gaylord Perry
Gaylord Perry in 1972 was the last Indians pitcher to win the Cy Young, and his.789 winning percentage is second in Cleveland history to Johnny Allen's.938 (15-1) in 1937.
Gaylord Perry watched another pitcher go to his mouth and wet one up before he started, and he told me that it was as much to get an edge as far as throwing a pitch as to get in his opponents head.
Gaylord Perry and other "slippery" pitchers Vaseline, KY jelly, baby oil and plain old spit are just a few of the lubricants that pitchers have applied to baseballs to reduce spin and make the ball dive.
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 Giants retire Gaylord Perry's No. 36 jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Perry's number decorated the grass in foul territory along the first- and third-base lines, and the first 20,000 fans received a bobblehead of his likeness.
Perry, a five-time All-Star, was the first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in both leagues, and he posted four 20-win seasons.
Perry retired after the 1983 season and received a large jar of Vaseline from one umpire.
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 Jim Perry | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Jim Perry was the older brother of Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry, the two combining for 529 victories.
Perry was a reliever in his two appearances in the 1965 World Series.
Perry relieved in the ninth and pitched one scoreless inning as the Twins lost 2-0, to Sandy Koufax.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/perryjim   (429 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Sports (Good Luck, Mr. Perry!)
In 1963, baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, "They'll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run." On July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, Gaylord Perry hit his first, and only, home run.
Gaylord Perry's achievements on the pitching mound earned him a spot in baseball's
Gaylord Perry's first major league home run was a historic one.
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 Gaylord Perry
Gaylord Perry, 40, celebrated his 1978 NL Cy Young Award with a glass of champagne.
How he was lost: Perry was traded by the Padres with Tucker Ashford and Joe Carroll to the Rangers for Willie Montanez on Feb. 15, 1980.
Perry was thrown out in the seventh inning during a 4-3 loss to the Red Sox.
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 Gaylord Perry | National Baseball Hall of Fame
Gaylord Perry achieved two of pitching's most magical milestones with 314 wins and 3,534 strikeouts.
Gaylord's contributions were even greater than the records show - and they show plenty.
View the Hall of Fame ballot from the year Gaylord Perry was inducted.
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 Gaylord Perry
Perry was a tricky pitcher whose use of the spitball and whose distracting mound rituals (he fidgeted constantly on the mound, touching his face, glove, uniform, and the bill of his cap before delivering the ball) became a part of his arsenal.
Perry was constantly accused of throwing a spitball; in fact, he titled his autobiography
Umpires nearly undressed him looking for jelly, grease, or Vaseline, and he inspired new rules in 1973 about throwing the spitter.
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 Gaylord Perry Autographed Baseball with 314 Inscription (-) - PriceGrabber.com
Description: Gaylord Perry, one of the most infamous pitchers in MLB history, retired in 1983 with 314 wins and 3,534 strikeouts in his 22 year career.
This official Rawlings Major League baseball is personally hand signed by Gaylord Perry and inscribed....
This official Rawlings Major League baseball is personally hand signed by Gaylord Perry and inscribed 314.
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 Baseball player Gaylord Perry information pictures photos posters scans wallpapers images biographies filmographies ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Jim Perry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jim Perry (1935-), a former Major League Baseball pitcher, brother of Gaylord Perry
Jim Perry (1934-), a game show host in the 1970s and 1980s
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
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Gaylord Perry autographed official National League baseball inscribed "What Spitter?" (Giants, Padres, Braves, Yankees, Mariners, Indians, Royals Hall of Famer)
Gaylord Perry autographed official Major League baseball inscribed "HOF 91 & Cy 72 78" (Hall of Famer Giants, Braves, Padres, Indians, Yankees, Mariners, Royals)
Gaylord Perry autographed official Major League baseball (Giants, Padres, Indians, Mariners, Braves, Royals, and Yankees Hall of Famer, Former AL & NL Cy Young Winner, No Hitter pitcher, 300 Game Winner)
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 RE: RE: Gaylord Perry was a MLB pitcher (NSC)
RE: RE: Gaylord Perry was a MLB pitcher (NSC)
Rose should be in the Hall, Perry never should have, afterall, he cheated when he was playing, and in turn won most of those games because of his cheating.
Gaylord Perry was a MLB pitcher (NSC) by Dano on 1/18/2004 2:37:15 PM
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 Gaylord Perry Posters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Category Browse Gaylord Perry << Baseball Hall of Famers << Baseball
Gaylord Perry - Giants - Ball in glove over head ©Photofile
Gaylord Perry - Yankees - Ball in glove ©Photofile
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 Gaylord Perry Home Page
This is a fan home page for Gaylord Perry, number 36 for the Giants major league baseball club.
If you're a fan and have comments about Gaylord Perry, post them in our San Francisco Giants discussion forum.
For those interested in Gaylord Perry merchandise and collectibles, here are some live auction listings at eBay.
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 Gaylord Perry Posters & Prints - Where to buy Gaylord Perry Posters & Prints Online.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gaylord Perry Posters and Prints - Where to buy Gaylord Perry Posters and Prints Online.
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The surface is treated to protect against moisture, dust, dirt, fingerprints, and protects your Gaylord Perry print against UV comparable to standard glass.
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 ►► Gaylord Perry Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gaylord Perry San Francisco Giants 8x10 Autographed Photograph
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