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Chuck Rainey
Pitcher
Born: July 14, 1954 (1954-07-14) (age 55)
San Diego, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
April 8, 1979 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 9, 1984 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Win-Loss Record     43-35
Strikeouts     300
ERA     4.50
Teams

Charles (Chuck) Rainey (born July 14, 1954 in San Diego, California), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1979-1984.

Fast Facts

  • Rainey won a career high 14 games for the Cubs in 1983. On August 24 of that year, against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field, he had a no-hitter broken up with two out in the ninth by an Eddie Milner single, the only hit Rainey would allow in a 3-0 Cub victory. The no-hitter would have been the first by a Cub (and, in fact, the first one the Cubs had been involved in) since Milt Pappas in 1972.
  • On December 10, 1982, he was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Chicago Cubs for Doug Bird.
  • On July 15, 1984, he was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Oakland Athletics for Davey Lopes.

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