Are you ready for the constructive debate? Here is a curated list of to top 5 Best Pitchers for the Cleveland Guardians. Ever since the team got established, they had pitchers to and fro but who do we regard as the best pitchers of all time.
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Bob Feller, real name Robert William Andrew Feller, was an American baseball player who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Cleveland Guardians for 20 years (1936 – 1956). Born on November 3, 1918, Feller played 570 games, Feller pitched 3,827 innings and posted a win-loss record of 266–162, with 279 complete games, 44 shutouts, and a 3.25 earned run average (ERA).
His career 2,581 strikeouts were third all-time upon his retirement. He began playing baseball at the age of 15 primarily as a shortstop and outfielder. The Major League Baseball Players’ Association in 1956 elected Bob Feller as inaugural president. He died on December 15, 2010, aged 92 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Luis Tiant born Luis Clemente Tiant Vega is a Cuban former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. He was born on November 23, 1940, Marianao, Cuba, as the only child of his parents, Luis Tiant Sr., and Isabel Vega. As a lover of baseball just like his father, Luis was discovered by Cleveland Indians All-Star, Bobby Ávila, who was scouting for talent in Cuba.
Avila recommended him to the Mexico City Tigers of the Mexican League. Tiant was signed for $150 a month, and for the next three years, he divided his time between the Tigers and the Havana Sugar Kings in the International League. He played his first major leagues for the Cleveland Indians with a four-single, 11 strikeout, 3–0 shutout victory New York Yankees on July 19, 1964. Tiant and his wife, Maria, are blessed with three children: Luis Jr., Isabel, and Daniel.
Bob Lemon was an American right-handed pitcher and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB) elected in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976. Bob would have rather not been a pitcher. However, on account of the tributes of the people who confronted him almost immediately, he hesitantly became one of the game’s ideals.
“On the off chance that it hadn’t been for baseball,” Lemon said, “I’d, in any case, be siphoning gas back home Long Beach.” As a small-time player, he played the infield and outfield, when driving the Eastern League in runs and hits, however battled at the significant association level with the Cleveland Indians in 1941 and 1942. While serving in the military during World War II, Lemon contributed administration games thus intrigued individual major leaguers with his arm that they encouraged him to have a go at pitching full time.
Addie Joss was brought into the world on April 12, 1880 (age 30) in Woodland, Wisconsin, United States. He is a superstar baseball player. His famous books are Addie Joss on Baseball – Collected Newspaper Columns and World Series Reports, 1907-1909. He went to Wayland Academy, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He kicked the bucket on April 14, 1911, in Toledo, OH. ‘The Human Hairpin,’ a Hall of Fame pitcher who was one of the most ruling pitchers of his time.
Charles Harrison Nagy was brought into the world on May 5, 1967, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Richard Nagy and the previous Beverly Harrison. His dad was of Hungarian parentage, the name Nagy meaning extraordinary or huge in Hungarian.
As a youngster, Charles lived in St. Petersburg, Florida, for a considerable length of time, where he played Little League baseball and resided in a similar townhouse advancement as Tom Seaver.2 Returning to reside in Fairfield, Connecticut, he invested a lot of energy with his siblings (Richard Jr., two years more seasoned, and David, two years more youthful), playing baseball and football, being trained by their dad.