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John Robert Candelaria (Candy Man)

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[edit] Biographical Information

John played for the Bayamón Cowboys in the Puerto Rican Winter Baseball League. Before becoming a professional baseball player, John played amateur basketball for the Quebradillas Pirates of the Puerto Rican Basketball League.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • NL All-Star (1977)
  • 1986 AL Comeback Player of the Year Award
  • NL ERA Leader (1977)
  • NL Winning Percentage Leader (1977)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 3 (1976, 1977 & 1983)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1977)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 4 (1976, 1977, 1979 & 1980)
  • Won a World Series with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1979

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