|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1946|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 1999|
Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. During his 15 year career Catfish Hunter won 224 games and lost 166 games. His career began in 1965, when he came up with the Kansas City (later Oakland) Athletics, and ended in 1979 with the New York Yankees. He won 21 games 5 times, was an 8-time American League All-Star, and won the 1974 American League Cy Young Award. He died from ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1987.
North Carolina, USA
Plot: east side of Hyde Park Road
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 14, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6313
Green and gold for you, Catfish. You will always be an Oakland A to me. I watched you in all three World Series there in '72, '73, and '74. I had four young children at that time and all of us were A's fans. Each of us had a favorite A's player, and you ...(Read more)|
Added: Feb. 15, 2014
You were a bight spot in bad childhood for me. I'll always fondly remember the "Catfish". When I hear thunder, I think of your pitch hitting the catcher's mitt for a strikeout. RIP|
Added: Sep. 14, 2013
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