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John Buzhardt

John Buzhardt
Pitcher
Born: (1936-07-13)July 13, 1936
Prosperity, South Carolina
Died: June 18, 2008(2008-06-18) (aged 71)
Prosperity, South Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 10, 1958 for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1968 for the Houston Astros
Career statistics
Win-loss record 71–96
Earned run average 3.66
Strikeouts 678
Teams

John William Buzhardt (August 17, 1936 – June 15, 2008) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros from 1958 through 1968. His best season came in 1965 when he won 13 games and lost only 8 with the White Sox. He has a career record of 71–96 with a 3.66 ERA. He was born in Prosperity, South Carolina.

On June 21, 1959, he pitched a 4–0 one-hitter for the Cubs against the Phillies, allowing only a third-inning single by Carl Sawatski and facing just 28 batters, one over the minimum.[1] On July 28, 1961, in the second game of a doubleheader at Connie Mack Stadium, Buzhardt pitched a complete game, 3–2 victory over the San Francisco Giants. The Phillies then lost their next 23 in a row, a modern-day major league record. They finally won their next game on August 20, defeating the Milwaukee Braves 7–4 at Milwaukee County Stadium, also in the second game of a doubleheader, and also with Buzhardt going the distance for the win.

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  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)


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