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Dizzy Dean

Awards And Accomplishments

1930 Won first major league start on September 28
1932 Led National League in strikeouts (191) and innings pitched (286)
1933 Struck out 17 batters in one game to set a new league record
1933 Led National League in strikeouts (199)
1934 Pitched to a record of 30-7; led National League in strikeouts (195), wins (30), and shutouts (7); named National League Most Valuable Player and Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year
1934 Won final game of the World Series with an 11-0 rout over Detroit on October 9
1934-37 Named to the All-Star team
1935 Led National League in strikeouts (190) and wins (28)
1953 Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Dean ended his career with a record of 150 wins to 83 losses.

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