Talk:Denny McLain

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Since leaving baseball, he has been involved in a number of businesses. In the 1980's, he served a prison term for fraud, I believe. Anybody got more details on this?

Didn't McClain also host a morning drive talk radio show for WXYT in the early '90's? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:23, 25 August 2011 (UTC)

comments about the trade to Washington[edit]

It says then-Commissioner Kuth "predicted that the trade would turn out to be a Tiger heist". Yes, I have seen from other sources that it was a great trade for the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers got a starting left half of the infield (Ted Williams was unhappy about trading away the left half of HIS infield) and a starting pitcher (Joe Coleman). — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:39, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

Baseball assessment comment[edit]

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  • He attempted a comeback with the Washington Senators the following year, but went 10-22. (He thus earned the dubious distinction of being the only player to go from leading his league in wins [24, in 1969] to two years later leading his league in losses.)

In fact, McLain is not the only player to do this. Wilbur Wood led the league in wins with 24 in 1973, and in losses two years later with 20. There may have been other such players. Heck, Phil Niekro led the league in both wins and losses in the same year, 1979. 02:07, 15 March 2007 (UTC)Gerry Myerson

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