Ron Taylor (baseball)
December 13, 1937 |
|April 11, 1962, for the Cleveland Indians|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 14, 1972, for the San Diego Padres|
|Earned run average||3.93|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ronald Wesley Taylor (December 13, 1937) 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.
Taylor had to have two toes removed.
- Elliott, Bob (September 22, 2012). "Taylor down two toes". Toronto Sun. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
- "Ron Taylor". Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. March 25, 2014. Archived from the original on March 11, 2017. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- "Honoured Member Stories". Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on March 11, 2017. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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