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Sandy Koufax
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Age 81
Birthday 30 December, 1935
Birthplace Brooklyn, NY
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality American
Occupation Baseball
Claim to Fame Three-time Cy Young Award winner
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Sanford "Sandy" Koufax (/ˈkfæks/; born Sanford Braun; December 30, 1935) is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher. He pitched twelve seasons for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 to 1966. Koufax, at age 36 in 1972, became the youngest player ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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MLB Batting Statistics

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1955 BRO 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0.000 0.000 0.000
1956 BRO 16 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 0.118 0.211 0.118
1957 BRO 34 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0.000 0.000 0.000
1958 LAD 40 49 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 26 0.122 0.140 0.143
1959 LAD 35 54 3 6 3 0 0 0 0 2 29 0.111 0.143 0.167
1960 LAD 37 57 1 7 0 0 0 1 0 3 28 0.123 0.167 0.123
1961 LAD 42 77 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 9 35 0.065 0.163 0.065
1962 LAD 28 69 1 6 0 0 1 4 0 2 42 0.087 0.113 0.130
1963 LAD 40 110 3 7 0 0 1 7 0 6 51 0.064 0.111 0.091
1964 LAD 29 74 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 3 32 0.095 0.141 0.095
1965 LAD 43 113 4 20 2 0 0 7 0 10 44 0.177 0.242 0.195
1966 LAD 41 118 5 9 3 0 0 5 0 5 57 0.076 0.113 0.102
Career 397 776 26 75 9 0 2 28 0 43 386 - - -

MLB Fielding Statistics

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1955 BRO 12 5 41 1 6 1 0 0.875
1956 BRO 16 10 58 4 3 0 0 1.000
1957 BRO 34 13 104 3 4 1 0 0.875
1958 LAD 40 26 158 6 21 1 3 0.964
1959 LAD 35 23 153 4 16 1 1 0.952
1960 LAD 37 26 175 6 18 0 1 1.000
1961 LAD 42 35 255 7 26 2 2 0.943
1962 LAD 28 26 184 3 16 2 0 0.905
1963 LAD 40 40 311 4 34 3 1 0.927
1964 LAD 29 28 223 9 18 2 1 0.931
1965 LAD 43 41 335 10 36 0 2 1.000
1966 LAD 41 41 323 7 30 1 2 0.974
Career 397 314 - 64 228 14 13 -

MLB Pitching Statistics

Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1955 BRO 2-2 3.02 12 5 2 2 0 41 33 15 14 28 30
1956 BRO 2-4 4.91 16 10 0 0 0 58 66 37 32 29 30
1957 BRO 5-4 3.88 34 13 2 0 0 104 83 49 45 51 122
1958 LAD 11-11 4.48 40 26 5 0 1 158 132 89 79 105 131
1959 LAD 8-6 4.05 35 23 6 1 2 153 136 74 69 92 173
1960 LAD 8-13 3.91 37 26 7 2 1 175 133 83 76 100 197
1961 LAD 18-13 3.52 42 35 15 2 1 255 212 117 100 96 269
1962 LAD 14-7 2.54 28 26 11 2 1 184 134 61 52 57 216
1963 LAD 25-5 1.88 40 40 20 11 0 311 214 68 65 58 306
1964 LAD 19-5 1.74 29 28 15 7 1 223 154 49 43 53 223
1965 LAD 26-8 2.04 43 41 27 8 2 335 216 90 76 71 382
1966 LAD 27-9 1.73 41 41 27 5 0 323 241 74 62 77 317
Career 165-87 - 397 314 137 40 9 - 1754 806 713 817 2396

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There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To win. Nothing else matters, and nothing else will do.

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