Sandy Koufax -- I got to see him pitch in the World Series.  Thank you Daddy for so many wonderful memories.

Sandy Koufax -- I got to see him pitch in the World Series. Thank you Daddy for so many wonderful memories.

Sandy Koufax. He wasn't terrible. In a 6-year run starting in 1961 Koufax was won 129 games, losing only 47, leading the league in ERA 5 times, FIP every year, shutouts three times and strikeouts on 4 occasions.  He also had the best WHIP in four years, H/9 innings and K/9 innings five times and in strikeout/walk ratio three times.

Sandy Koufax. He wasn't terrible. In a 6-year run starting in 1961 Koufax was won 129 games, losing only 47, leading the league in ERA 5 times, FIP every year, shutouts three times and strikeouts on 4 occasions. He also had the best WHIP in four years, H/9 innings and K/9 innings five times and in strikeout/walk ratio three times.

“Pitching is the art of instilling fear.”   --Sandy Koufax--   Hall of Fame pitcher with Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers

“Pitching is the art of instilling fear.” --Sandy Koufax-- Hall of Fame pitcher with Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers

sandy koufax.... one the greatest pitchers in major league baseball history who is greatly admired for standing by his religious principles in his own private way.

sandy koufax.... one the greatest pitchers in major league baseball history who is greatly admired for standing by his religious principles in his own private way.

sandy koufax baseball card | 1963 Topps Sandy Koufax #210 Baseball Card Value Price Guide

sandy koufax baseball card | 1963 Topps Sandy Koufax #210 Baseball Card Value Price Guide

Sandy Koufax ~ "Sanford 'Sandy' Koufax (December 30, 1935) is an American former left-handed baseball pitcher who played his entire 12-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1955–1966). Retiring at the peak of his career, in 1972 he became, at age 36 and 20 days, the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Koufax's career peaked with a run of six outstanding seasons from 1961 to 1966, before arthritis in his left elbow ended his…"

Sandy Koufax ~ "Sanford 'Sandy' Koufax (December 30, 1935) is an American former left-handed baseball pitcher who played his entire 12-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1955–1966). Retiring at the peak of his career, in 1972 he became, at age 36 and 20 days, the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Koufax's career peaked with a run of six outstanding seasons from 1961 to 1966, before arthritis in his left elbow ended his…"

Sandy Koufax - Los Angeles Dodgers - 1966 World Series-one of my favorite baseball players from my childhood!

Sandy Koufax - Los Angeles Dodgers - 1966 World Series-one of my favorite baseball players from my childhood!

SANDY KOUFAX | Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1972 | Primary team: Los Angeles Dodgers | Primary position: Pitcher

SANDY KOUFAX | Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1972 | Primary team: Los Angeles Dodgers | Primary position: Pitcher

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it. - Sandy Koufax

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it. - Sandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax. In 1965 and 1966 combined, he was 53-17 with 659 innings pitched, 699 strikeouts, and a 1.89 ERA.

Where Have You Gone, Sandy Koufax?

Sandy Koufax. In 1965 and 1966 combined, he was 53-17 with 659 innings pitched, 699 strikeouts, and a 1.89 ERA.

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