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John Denny
Pitcher
Born: November 8, 1952 (1952-11-08) (age 57)
Prescott, Arizona
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
September 12, 1974 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
August 18, 1986 for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
Win-Loss record     123-108
Earned run average     3.59
Strikeouts     1,146
Teams
Career highlights and awards

John Allen Denny (born November 8, 1952 in Prescott, Arizona) is a former right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher from 1974 to 1986 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds. [1] Denny's best season came in 1983 for the Phillies when he posted a 19-6 won-loss record with a 2.37 Earned Run Average. For this achievement, he was awarded the National League Cy Young Award. Denny was also the winning pitcher in Game 1 of the World Series that year, which was the only game the Phillies won as they were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles.

For his career he won 123 games, lost 108, and had an ERA of 3.59.

See also

References

  1. ^ Reichler, Joseph L., ed (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th edition ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8.  

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Randy Jones
National League ERA Champion
1976
Succeeded by
John Candelaria
Preceded by
Steve Carlton
National League Wins Champion
1983
Succeeded by
Joaquín Andújar
Preceded by
Steve Carlton
National League Cy Young Award
1983
Succeeded by
Rick Sutcliffe
Preceded by
Joe Morgan
NL Comeback Player of the Year
1983
Succeeded by
Joaquín Andújar
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