Underwood with the Philadelphia Phillies
December 22, 1953|
|Died: November 22, 2010
West Palm Beach, Florida
|August 19, 1974, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 23, 1984, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Earned run average||3.89|
Thomas Gerald Underwood (December 22, 1953 – November 22, 2010) was a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies (1974–77), St. Louis Cardinals (1977), Toronto Blue Jays (1978–79), New York Yankees (1980–81), Oakland Athletics (1981–83) and Baltimore Orioles (1984).
He helped the Phillies win the 1976 and 1977 National League Eastern Division, the Yankees win the 1980 American League Eastern Division and the 1981 AL Pennant and the Athletics win the 1981 AL Western Division.
In 11 seasons he had an 86–87 win–loss record, appeared in 379 games, started 203 games, pitched 35 complete games, registered six shutouts, chalked up 68 complete games and notched 18 saves. During his career, Underwood pitched 1,586 innings. He gave up 1,554 hits, 772 runs, 685 earned runs, 130 home runs, 662 walks, 948 strikeouts, 28 hit batsmen and 62 wild pitches. He faced 6,814 batters and gave up 38 intentional walks, 12 balks and registered a career ERA of 3.89.
In 1978, Underwood was voted the Blue Jays' outstanding pitcher.
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