Ron Reed

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Ron Reed
Born: (1942-11-02) November 2, 1942 (age 71)
LaPorte, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 26, 1966 for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1984 for the Chicago White Sox
Career statistics
Win–loss record 146–140
Earned run average 3.46
Strikeouts 1,481
Saves 103
Career highlights and awards

Ronald Lee Reed (born November 2, 1942, in LaPorte, Indiana) is a retired American starting/relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Atlanta Braves (1966–75), St. Louis Cardinals (1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1976–83) and Chicago White Sox (1984). He batted and threw right-handed.

In a 19-season career, Reed posted a 146-140 record with a 3.46 ERA, 103 saves, 1481 strikeouts, eight shutouts, 55 complete games, and 2477-23 innings in 751 appearances (236 as a starter).

He is one of only five pitchers in MLB history to have 100 wins, 100 saves and 50 complete games. The other four are Ellis Kinder, Firpo Marberry, Dennis Eckersley, and John Smoltz[1]


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Ron Reed
Personal information
Born (1942-11-02) November 2, 1942 (age 71)
LaPorte, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school LaPorte (LaPorte, Indiana)
College Notre Dame (1962–1965)
NBA draft 1965 / 3rd overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Pro career 1965–1967
Career history
1965–1967 Detroit Pistons

Reed graduated in 1965 from the University of Notre Dame, where he was a three-year letterman on the varsity basketball team. He is currently 37th in school history with 1,153 total career points. He was selected in the third round (23rd overall) by the Detroit Pistons in the 1965 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft.[3]

He later played in NBA for the Detroit Pistons (1965–67).

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