I'm back with another post! I didn't really know who to blog about, so I looked at the list of Hall of Famers and came across a ballplayer named Fergie Jenkins. Here's a little bit about this Hall of Fame pitcher.
Fly's 19-year career from 1965-1983 with the Cubs, Phillies, Rangers, and Red Sox was very similar to Nolan Ryan's. He had a lot of wins, but he also had a lot of losses. Nonetheless, his career record was 284-226. In his career, he went to three All-Star Games, won the 1971 NL Cy Young Award with Chicago, and had a career ERA of 3.34. Also like the Ryan Express, Fergie had a lot of strikeouts. A LOT! 3,192 K's to be exact, which happens to twelfth on the all-time list. Sadly, despite these stats, he never won a World Series, because he was on such bad teams at the time. The Cubs haven't won one since 1908, Texas has never won the big one, Philly didn't win a Fall Classic until after he left, and the Red Sox were in the midst of the Curse of the Bambino. Of course, like I said before, he is in the Hall as a Cub. He became the eleventh Cubs Hall of Famer in 1991. So, remember, you don't have to win a championship to get into the Hall. In fact, some HoFers never even got a taste of postseason play!