Mike Moore (baseball)

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Mike Moore
Pitcher
Born: (1959-11-26) November 26, 1959 (age 55)
Eakly, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 11, 1982 for the Seattle Mariners
Last MLB appearance
August 31, 1995 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
Win–loss record 161–176
Earned run average 4.39
Strikeouts 1,667
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Michael Wayne Moore (born November 26, 1959) in Eakly, Oklahoma, is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.

In college Moore pitched for Oral Roberts University, going 28-11 with an ERA of 2.64. The Seattle Mariners drafted him the first round (first pick overall) of the 1981 MLB amateur draft.[1] During a 14-year baseball career, Moore pitched for the Mariners (1982–1988), Oakland Athletics (1989–1992) and the Detroit Tigers (1993–1995).

He made his Major League Baseball debut on April 11, 1982, and played his final game on August 31, 1995. His career concluded with a regular season won-loss record of 161-176 with a 4.39 earned run average, 79 complete games, and 16 shutouts in 450 games pitched (2,831.7 innings pitched). Moore was elected to the American League All-Star team in 1989.

Moore played for the Athletics in two World Series. He was a member of the A's team that swept the San Francisco Giants in the 1989 World Series, starting and winning two of the four games, and hitting a double as well. He was also on the A's team that lost to the Cincinnati Reds in the 1990 World Series. In 5 postseason series, Moore compiled a 3-2 won-loss record with a 3.29 earned run average.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosenblatt, Richard (June 8, 1981). "Mariners draft and sign Moore". United Press International. 

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Preceded by
Darryl Strawberry
First overall pick in the MLB Entry Draft
1981
Succeeded by
Shawon Dunston
Preceded by
Gaylord Perry
Opening Day starting pitcher
for the Seattle Mariners

1984, 1985, 1986
Succeeded by
Mark Langston