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Old 08-20-2006, 12:54 AM   #420
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RHP Kent Tekulve
Kenton Charles Tekulve



Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 4", Weight 180 lb.
Born March 5, 1947 in Cincinnati, OH
Debut May 20, 1974
Final Game July 16, 1989
  • Rubberarmed sidewinder who served his closer apprenticeship by going 10-1 as Goose Gossage's set up man in 1977. Took over the closer job the following year.

  • Over 90 appearances three times. Only Tekulve and Mike Marshall had more than one season with 90 appearances.

  • In 1979, Tekulve recorded a World Series-record three saves, striking out 10 Orioles in 9.1 innings.

  • Tekulve retired as the all-time major league leader in relief appearances with 1,050, until Jesse Orosco broke his record in 1999.

  • 5th in NL Cy Young balloting in 1978 and 1979.



Code:
Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   G   GS  CG SHO  GF SV   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO  HBP  WP  BFP  IBB  BK  ERA *lgERA *ERA+ WHIP
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---+-----+-----+----+-----+
 1974 27 PIT NL   1   1   8   0   0   0   5  0    9.0   12    6    6   1    5    6   1   0    44   2   0  6.00  3.45   57 1.889
 1975 28 PIT NL   1   2  34   0   0   0   9  5   56.0   43   20   14   2   23   28   1   3   232   6   0  2.25  3.56  158 1.179
 1976 29 PIT NL   5   3  64   0   0   0  33  9  102.7   91   30   28   3   25   68   0   0   409   7   0  2.45  3.51  143 1.130
 1977 30 PIT NL  10   1  72   0   0   0  35  7  103.0   89   41   35   5   33   59   1   2   422   6   1  3.06  3.99  131 1.184
 1978 31 PIT NL   8   7  91   0   0   0  65 31  135.0  115   44   35   5   55   77   2   5   573  18   0  2.33  3.72  160 1.259
 1979 32 PIT NL  10   8  94   0   0   0  67 31  134.3  109   46   41   5   49   75   2   4   550  20   0  2.75  3.89  142 1.176
 1980 33 PIT NL   8  12  78   0   0   0  57 21   93.0   96   39   35   6   40   47   1   0   407  16   0  3.39  3.64  108 1.462
 1981 34 PIT NL   5   5  45   0   0   0  27  3   65.0   61   19   18   1   17   34   1   1   268   5   0  2.49  3.60  144 1.200
 1982 35 PIT NL  12   8  85   0   0   0  64 20  128.7  113   47   41   7   46   66   3   1   541  23   0  2.87  3.72  130 1.236
 1983 36 PIT NL   7   5  76   0   0   0  56 18   99.0   78   27   18   1   36   52   0   1   398  12   0  1.64  3.71  227 1.152
 1984 37 PIT NL   3   9  72   0   0   0  51 13   88.0   86   30   26   4   33   36   1   0   370  12   0  2.66  3.59  135 1.352
 1985 38 TOT NL   4  10  61   0   0   0  42 14   75.7   74   35   30   5   30   40   2   0   327  10   0  3.57  3.70  104 1.374
         PIT NL   0   0   3   0   0   0   1  0    3.3    7    7    6   1    5    4   0   0    21   1   0 16.20  3.60   22 3.600
         PHI NL   4  10  58   0   0   0  41 14   72.3   67   28   24   4   25   36   2   0   306   9   0  2.99  3.71  124 1.272
 1986 39 PHI NL  11   5  73   0   0   0  34  4  110.0   99   35   31   2   25   57   0   3   446  10   1  2.54  3.88  153 1.127
 1987 40 PHI NL   6   4  90   0   0   0  38  3  105.0   96   38   36   8   29   60   0   2   432  13   0  3.09  4.25  138 1.190
 1988 41 PHI NL   3   7  70   0   0   0  35  4   80.0   87   34   32   3   22   43   2   0   347  11   0  3.60  3.56   99 1.362
 1989 42 CIN NL   0   3  37   0   0   0  20  1   52.0   56   35   29   5   23   31   0   1   235   8   1  5.02  3.61   72 1.519
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---+-----+-----+----+-----+
 16 Years            90       0       0    184        1305       455      491       17  23  6001 179   3  2.85  3.75  132 1.250
 WL%= .511       94    1050       0     638    1436.3       526       63       779
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---+-----+-----+----+-----+

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