• The Closer: A Short History

    Posted by on September 14th, 2011 · Comments (1)

    1912 – Doc Crandell becomes  first pitcher with 100 career Games Finished

    1930 – Firpo Marberry becomes first pitcher with 200 career Games Finiehed

    1962 – Elroy Face becomes first pitcher with 300 career Games Finished

    1964 – Elroy Face becomes first pitcher with 400 career Games Finished

    1967 – Hoyt Wilhelm becomes first pitcher with 500 career Games Finished

    1971 – Hoyt Wilhelm becomes first pitcher with 600 career Games Finished

    1985 – Rollie Fingers becomes first pitcher with 700 career Games Finished

    1997 – Lee Smith becomes first pitcher with 800 career Games Finished

    2012 – Mariano Rivera will become first pitcher with 900 career Games Finished

    (He currently has 879)

    Comments on The Closer: A Short History

    1. JeremyM
      September 14th, 2011 | 7:04 pm

      Good stuff Tresh Fan. Love seeing the “other” posters chime in here!

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