Catfish Hunter

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James Augustus "Jim" or "Catfish" Hunter (April 8, 1946 – September 9, 1999) was a professional baseball player in Major League Baseball (MLB). From 1965 to 1979, he was a pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics, Oakland Athletics, and New York Yankees. Hunter was the first pitcher since 1915 to win 200 career games by the age of 31. He is often referred to as baseball's first big-money free agent. He was a member of five World Series championship teams.

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Age: 53 (age at death)
Height: 6' (183 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

Batting

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1965 KCA 32 40 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 14 0.150 0.150 0.175
1966 KCA 30 59 5 9 1 1 0 4 1 3 21 0.153 0.194 0.203
1967 KCA 37 92 9 18 4 0 2 6 0 0 32 0.196 0.196 0.304
1968 OAK 39 82 9 19 3 0 1 8 0 0 19 0.232 0.232 0.305
1969 OAK 42 85 5 19 2 0 1 9 0 1 24 0.224 0.227 0.282
1970 OAK 43 90 10 18 4 1 1 6 0 2 23 0.200 0.215 0.300
1971 OAK 38 103 14 36 1 1 1 12 1 2 11 0.350 0.362 0.408
1972 OAK 39 105 5 23 0 0 0 5 0 0 16 0.219 0.215 0.219
1973 OAK 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
1974 OAK 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1975 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1976 NYY 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000
1977 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1978 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1979 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
Career 304 658 60 149 16 3 6 51 2 8 160 - - -

Pitching

Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1965 KCA 8-8 4.26 32 20 3 2 0 133 124 68 63 46 82
1966 KCA 9-11 4.02 30 25 4 0 0 176 158 87 79 64 103
1967 KCA 13-17 2.81 35 35 13 5 0 259 209 91 81 84 196
1968 OAK 13-13 3.35 36 34 11 2 1 234 210 99 87 69 172
1969 OAK 12-15 3.35 38 35 10 3 0 247 210 99 92 85 150
1970 OAK 18-14 3.81 40 40 9 1 0 262 253 124 111 74 178
1971 OAK 21-11 2.96 37 37 16 4 0 273 225 103 90 80 181
1972 OAK 21-7 2.04 38 37 16 5 0 295 200 74 67 70 191
1973 OAK 21-5 3.34 36 36 11 3 0 256 222 105 95 69 124
1974 OAK 25-12 2.49 41 41 23 6 0 318 268 97 88 46 143
1975 NYY 23-14 2.58 39 39 30 7 0 328 248 107 94 83 177
1976 NYY 17-15 3.53 36 36 21 2 0 298 268 126 117 68 173
1977 NYY 9-9 4.71 22 22 8 1 0 143 137 83 75 47 52
1978 NYY 12-6 3.58 21 20 5 1 0 118 98 49 47 35 56
1979 NYY 2-9 5.31 19 19 1 0 0 105 128 68 62 34 34
Career 224-166 - 500 476 181 42 1 - 2958 1380 1248 954 2012

Fielding

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1965 KCA 32 20 133 4 16 2 1 0.909
1966 KCA 30 25 176 10 14 3 1 0.889
1967 KCA 37 35 260 15 16 1 1 0.969
1968 OAK 39 34 234 16 20 4 0 0.900
1969 OAK 42 35 247 17 32 0 4 1.000
1970 OAK 43 40 262 17 24 1 3 0.976
1971 OAK 38 37 273 15 26 0 1 1.000
1972 OAK 39 37 295 23 30 2 1 0.964
1973 OAK 1 36 256 11 24 1 0 0.972
1974 OAK 41 41 318 25 27 3 1 0.945
1975 NYY 39 39 328 23 26 3 0 0.942
1976 NYY 36 36 298 24 30 2 2 0.964
1977 NYY 22 22 143 4 11 0 1 1.000
1978 NYY 21 20 118 11 13 0 0 1.000
1979 NYY 19 19 105 10 10 1 0 0.952
Career 479 476 - 225 319 23 16 -

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1999 ESPN SportsCentury Himself
1987 1987 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Honorary Captain
1977 1977 World Series Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1976 1976 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Pitcher
1976 1976 American League Championship Series Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1975 1975 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Pitcher
1974 1974 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Pitcher
1974 1974 American League Championship Series Himself - Oakland Athletics Pitcher
1974 1974 World Series Himself - Oakland Athletics Pitcher
1973 1973 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Pitcher
1973 1973 World Series Himself - Oakland Athletics Pitcher

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