INDUCTEES
 

Steve Carlton

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Played 15 seasons as a LHP for the Philadelphia Phillies (1972-86)

Career stats with the Phillies: 241-161, 3.09 ERA, 3031 SO, 185 CG, 39 SHO

7 time NL All Star selection as a Phillie (1972, 1974, 1977, 1979-82)

Accounted for nearly half his team’s wins with 27 victories for the last place Phillies (1972)

Wining pitcher in the 1980 World Series clinching Game 6

5 time 20 game winner for the Phillies

His 23 wins at the age of 37 are the most by any NL pitcher at that age (1982)

7 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Wins with the Phillies

4 times led the NL in Wins (1972, 1977, 1980, 1982)

4 times finished in the NL Top 5 in ERA with the Phillies

1 time led the NL in ERA (1972)

12 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Strikeouts

5 times led the NL in Strikeouts (1972, 1974, 1980, 1982-83)

10 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Complete Games with the Phillies

3 times led the NL in Complete Games (1972-73, 1982)

5 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Shutouts with the Phillies

1 time led the NL in Shutouts (1982)

8 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Innings Pitched

5 times led the NL in Innings Pitched (1972-73, 1980, 1982-83)

Holds Phillies Single Game Record for Strikeouts by a left hander with 16 (6/9/82)

Current rank on Phillies Career Leaders

  • 1st in Wins [241]
  • 1st in SO [3031]
  • 3rd in CG [185]
  • 2nd in SHO [39]
  • 2nd in IP [3697.1]

Set MLB record for Career Strikeouts several times (1983-84)

Holds MLB record for most consecutive starts without pitching in relief with 544

Upon retirement, ranked ninth all time in wins

Has the second most strikeouts of any left handed pitched in MLB history

Has the second most wins of any left handed pitched in MLB history

Current rank on MLB Career Leaders:

  • 11th in Wins [329]
  • 10th in ERA [3.11]
  • 4th in SO [4136]
  • 14th in SHO [55]
  • 9th in IP [5217.1]

2 time John Wanamaker Award recipient as Philadelphia Athlete of the Year (1973, 1983)

NL Gold Glove Award recipient at P (1981)

4 time The Sporting News NL Pitcher of the Year (1972, 1977, 1980, 1982)

First player to win 4 Cy Young Awards (1972, 1977, 1980, 1982)

Won NL Pitching Triple Crown leading the league in Wins, ERA, and Strikeouts (1972)

2 time NL Champion with the Phillies (1980, 1983)

Member of the World Series Champion Phillies (1980)

Ranked 30th on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players (1999)

Nominee for the MLB All-Century Team (1999)

Enshrined in the Phillies Walk of Fame (1989)

His uniform #32 was retired by the Phillies (7/29/89)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame (1994)

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