MLB Players by Obscure Fact

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Last to pitch 300 innings in a season304 in 1980
Made All-Star Game every season of careerStarter in 9 of them
Pitched a perfect game on Fathers DayJune 21, 1964
Lost 1949 batting title by .00016 pointsWould have won the Triple Crown
Most career homers without a 35-HR seasonCareer high of 33 in 1983
Won a batting title in three different decadesAt ages 23, 27 and 37
In 1955, struck out in 12 straight atbatsOnly 12 atbats of the season
Won 25 games in 1963, 1966 and 1968Never won a Cy Young Award
First unanimous Rookie of the YearHit a famous home run three years later
Homered for his 3000th career hitLast HR of his career
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Last NL player to bat .400 in a season254-for-633 in 1930
Caught stealing to end 1926 World SeriesFor the Series: 4 homers, 1 CS
Had lowest league-leading batting average in historyHigher than his career .285 average
Elected to Hall of Fame with 98.84% voteFormer Rookie of the Year
Won 1-0 game 38 times in careerMore than Young and Alexander combined
Hall of Famer only played 9 seasons1.89 career ERA
Grounded into 305 double plays, NL recordML record held by Cal Ripken, Jr.
First batter with 1,500 career strikeoutsBroke Babe's record of 1,330
Career leader in doubles from 1913 to 1925Passed by current leader Tris Speaker
First player with two 100 extrabase hit seasonsAlso done by Chuck Klein, Todd Helton

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