Friday, June 5, 2020

#184 Andy Benes

STEEL : noun \ ˈstēl  \
: commercial iron that contains carbon in any amount up to about 1.7 percent as an essential alloying constituent, is malleable when under suitable conditions, and is distinguished from cast iron by its malleability and lower carbon content ;-)

Had a habit of gritting his teeth when preparing to throw a slider, tipping off many a keen batter.

Win–loss record 155–139
Earned run average 3.97
Strikeouts 2,000

San Diego Padres (1989–1995)
Seattle Mariners (1995)
St. Louis Cardinals (1996–1997)
Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–1999)
St. Louis Cardinals (2000–2002)

All-Star (1993)
NL strikeout leader (1994)

1 comment:

  1. Wow. Takes a keen eye to notice a guy gritting his teeth in the middle of his windup. Pretty cool trivia.