Well guys, good job with that question! There were so many different guesses, but only a few guys got the answers. Here's the question again:
To be a successful pitcher, you need to have good control, because as Yogi says, "Good pitchin' stops good hittin', and vise versa". 4 pitchers in MLB history have recorded over 3000 strikeouts while issuing less than 1000 bases on balls, or walks. Oddly enough only 1 of the 4 is in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Who are they?
Ferguson Jenkins is the only Hall of Famer that ever accomplished this, making him the best control pitcher in the Hall of Fame. The other 3 that ever accomplished this are Pedro Martinez, Greg Maddux, and Curt Schilling, 3 future hall of famers. The trick of this question was the other 3 weren't in the Hall of Fame, but they will be. If Greg Maddux started 1 MORE GAME, unless he didn't walk anybody he be out of this question. He walked 999 guys in his career, and Fergie Jenkins walked 997 batters.
Here is the list of everyone's correct answers:
I know off the top of my head that Fergie Jenkins is one of them. I will guess that Greg Maddox is another.
So here is the point breakdown:
1st 4 Points:
Hackenbush: Jenkins, Maddux, Schilling (3 Total Points!)
Fanofreds: Martinez (1 Point)
Also credited .5 a point:
Don named 2 (1 Point)
mmosely named 1 (1/2 a point)
dkwilson named 1 (1/2 a point)
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