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Sunday, May.05, 2013
MLB Reports: We are pleased to present you with Baseball Author Lee Edelstein as the newest writer with us at the Reports. Lee will be providing us with great stories about baseball memorabilia on a regular basis.
An American Hobby
This week’s article is about a member of the 300 Win Club.
Warren Spahn is one of the greatest pitchers of all time, but he didn’t win his first major league game until he was twenty-five. So how did he become the winningest left-handed pitcher in MLB history?
In a word, consistency. Among his many achievements, Spahnie had thirteen 20+ win seasons, including a run of six consecutive years.
Imagine if he didn’t lose four years to WWII (where he saw active duty and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star)?
Warren Spahn’s Career Highlights: