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Roger Moret

Roger Moret
Born: (1949-09-16) September 16, 1949
Guayama, Puerto Rico
Batted: Switch Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 13, 1970 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
June 16, 1978 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
Win–loss record 47–27
Earned run average 3.66
Strikeouts 408

Rogelio (Torres) "Roger" Moret (born September 16, 1949 in Guayama, Puerto Rico) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Boston Red Sox (1970-1975), Atlanta Braves (1976) and Texas Rangers (1977-1978). In 168 games (82 as a starter and 86 as a reliever), he posted a career won-loss record of 47–27 and an earned run average of 3.66. Moret led the American League in winning percentage in both 1973 (.867) and 1975 (.824).

His career ended in 1978 in bizarre fashion. Scheduled to be the starting pitcher against the Detroit Tigers on April 12, Moret was spotted in the Ranger locker room in a catatonic state, with his arm extended holding a slipper. He was unresponsive to examiners, and was immediately taken to a psychiatric facility and placed on the disabled list. He appeared in only six more games after the bizarre incident.[1]

In the film Fever Pitch, the incident was cited as an instance where the Curse of the Bambino struck the Red Sox, but this is an error, as Moret was no longer with that team. He is now back home in Guyama Puerto Rico.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
  • - biography


  1. ^ Staff Reporters. Ex-Rangers owner Brad Corbett dies; once had 4 managers in 8 days . Dallas Morning News, December 24, 2013.

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