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Robin Roberts

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Played 14 seasons as a RHP for the Philadelphia Phillies (1948-61)

Career stats with the Phillies: 234-199, 3.46 ERA, 1871 SO, 272 CG, 35 SHO

7 time NL All Star selection (1950-56)

Shares All-Star Game record for starts with 5

20 game winner in six consecutive seasons (1950-55)

Made his 3rd start in 5 days as he won his 20th game and helped the Phillies clinch the NL Pennnant (10/1/50)

Won a career high 28 games while establishing a club record with a .800 winning percentage (1952)

Upon retirement, Phillies career leader in Wins, SO, CG, IP, G

8 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Wins

Led the NL in Wins 4 consecutive years (1952-55)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in ERA

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Strikeouts

2 time NL Leader in Strikeouts (1953-54)

10 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Complete Games

Led the NL in Complete Games 5 consecutive years (1952-56)

4 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Shutouts

1 time led the NL in Shutouts (1950)

9 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Innings Pitched

Led the NL in Innings Pitched 5 consecutive years (1951-55)

Current rank on Phillies Career Leaders

  • 2nd in Wins [234]
  • 2nd in SO [1871]
  • 1st in CG [272]
  • 3rd in SHO [35]
  • 1st in IP [3739.1]

Current rank on the MLB Career Leaders

  • 28th in Wins [286]
  • 40th in SO [2357]
  • 38th in CG [305]
  • 29th in SHO [45]
  • 21st in IP [4688.2]

Finished 2nd in the NL MVP voting (1952)

2 time The Sporting News NL Pitcher of the Year (1952, 1955)

Named Major League Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1952)

Currently 27th on the MLB Career Leaders in Wins with 286

Member of the NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies (1950)

Ranked 74th on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players (1999)

Nominee for the MLB All-Century Team (1999)

Voted to the Phillies Centennial Team (1983)

First Phillie enshrined in the Phillies Wall of Fame (1978)

His uniform #36 was retired by the Phillies (1962)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame (1976)

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