Mike Moore (baseball)
November 26, 1959 |
|April 11, 1982, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 31, 1995, for the Detroit Tigers|
|Earned run average||4.39|
|Career highlights and awards|
In college Moore pitched for Oral Roberts University, going 28-11 with an ERA of 2.64. The Seattle Mariners drafted him with the first pick overall in the 1981 MLB amateur draft. 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.
- Rosenblatt, Richard (June 8, 1981). "Mariners draft and sign Moore". United Press International.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
|First overall pick in the MLB Entry Draft
|Opening Day starting pitcher
for the Seattle Mariners
1984, 1985, 1986
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