He pitched 158 complete games, and had 203 wins in his 18-year career. He was voted Most Valuable Player of the 1957 World Series with three complete game victories, two of them shutouts. He had outstanding control, averaging just 1.84 walks per nine innings pitched, and he pitched over 3,000 of them. Anyway, he's dead.

Name
Lew Burdette
Birthday
November 22, 1926
Age
80
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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007
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Lew Burdette
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The assassination of the Israeli Prime Minister at the hands of a young zealot during a peace rally, no less is yet another painful chapter in the seemingly never-ending religious conflict. Could it be that the coffee in the Middle East has entirely too much caffeine?

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