August 25, 1950 |
East Chicago, Indiana
|June 20, 1971, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 27, 1978, for the Minnesota Twins|
|Earned run average||5.11|
Stanley Perzanowski (born August 25, 1950) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, born in East Chicago, Indiana. He was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 16th round of the 1968 amateur draft. He threw right-handed during his baseball career.
Major League Baseball career
Perzanowski made his major league debut for the White Sox at age 20. That year, he went on to record an era of 12.00 in 6.0 innings. After spending 1972 and 1973 in the minors, Perzanowski re-emerged with the White Sox, recording a 19.29 ERA in 2.3 innings. On February 25, 1975, Perzanowski was traded to the Texas Rangers for Steve Dunning. In 1975, Perzanowski had his breakout year, recording a team-best 3.00 ERA in 66 innings. In 1976, Perzanowski recorded a 10.03 ERA in 11.7 innings. On May 28 of that year, he was traded to the Cleveland Indians for Fritz Peterson. On March 28, 1977, Perzanowski was traded to the California Angels to complete an earlier trade. On August 16 of 1977, he was released for the first time in his career. He was later picked up by the Minnesota Twins. In 1978 he finally got back to the Majors, recording an ERA of 5.24 in 56.7 innings. On February 13, 1979, Perzanowski was released by the Twins organization. Perzanowski decided it was time to retire, ending his Major League career.
At the time of his retirement Perzanowski had a 5-11 record, a 5.11 ERA, 60 walks, and 70 strikeouts. He was 0 for 2 batting, with a lifetime batting average of .000. His lifetime fielding percentage was .935.