Ron Taylor (baseball)

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Ron Taylor
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Born: (1937-12-13) December 13, 1937 (age 76)
Toronto, Canada
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 11, 1962 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
May 14, 1972 for the San Diego Padres
Career statistics
Win-loss record 45-43
Earned run average 3.93
Strikeouts 464
Saves 72
Career highlights and awards

Ronald Wesley Taylor (December 13, 1937 in Toronto, Canada) is a former professional baseball player. He was a pitcher over parts of 11 seasons (1962–1972) with the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, New York Mets and San Diego Padres. Taylor was a member of two World Series-winning teams: the 1964 St. Louis Cardinals and the 1969 New York Mets. For his career he compiled a 45–43 record with a 3.93 earned run average and 464 strikeouts in 491 appearances, mostly as a relief pitcher.

Taylor did not allow a single hit during his seven innings pitched in four World Series relief appearances.

After his playing career ended, Taylor entered medical school to become a doctor. Taylor, a Toronto native, returned to baseball as the team physician of the Toronto Blue Jays.

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