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Cubs Calendar 11/7/12 - Strikeouts


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#1 Fishin Phil

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:19 AM

Cubs Trivia*:

While Cubs hurler Kerry Wood struck out 20 batters in a game at age 20, can you name the only other pitcher to strike out his age in hitters?


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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:47 AM

Dick Tidrow when he was 28 (damn catcher let a nasty splitter get by (said catcher is still recovering from the "incident")).

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:56 AM

Gotta be Nolan Ryan.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:57 AM

or maybe Roger Clemens.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:05 AM

I believe it was Bob Feller at the start of his career... 17 or 18 Ks

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:11 AM

I believe it was Bob Feller at the start of his career... 17 or 18 Ks


Correct! 17 in 1936.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:13 AM

I was about to make a wrong guess when I saw there was a new reply.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:34 AM


I believe it was Bob Feller at the start of his career... 17 or 18 Ks


Correct! 17 in 1936.


That is pretty amazing. He was still in high school.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:39 AM

2 guesses and both were wrong. New record!
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:04 AM

My guess would not have been a gooden one.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 05:01 AM

I was gonna guess Henry Rowengartner




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