Charles Edward Finley
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 220 lb.
Born: November 26, 1962 in Monroe, LA
High School: West Monroe HS (West Monroe, LA) School: University of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, LA) by the Drafted California Angels in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1985 amateur draft (January Secondary).
( All Transactions) Debut: May 29, 1986 (Age 23.184)
vs. DET 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 3 BB, 2 ER Exceeded rookie limits during 1987 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Angels/Indians/Cardinals 1986-2002 Agents: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks, previously: Tim Shannon [*] Final Game: September 28, 2002 (Age 39.306)
vs. MIL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- May 2014
5/31 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Who is Bill Selby?: The 2014 season will mark 20 years of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history (although ... News -- April 2014
4/23 STLCardinalBaseball: GAME 22: WalKKKKKKKKKKa: Despite having a stingy 1.73 ERA, Michael Wacha entered tonight’s game with only a 2-1 record to show for all of his hard ...
4/12 MetsToday.com: Mets Game 10: Loss to Angels: Angels 5 Mets 4 The New York Mets lose an eleven-inning marathon to the Cucamonga Valley Angels. Mets Game Notes Only one thing ...
4/2 Catcher Interference: That ill-timed Dan Duquette quote concerning Clemens: There is a common misconception that Roger Clemens was toast when the Boston Red Sox decided to not re-sign him after the 1996 ... News -- March 2014
3/3 Indians Baseball Insider: Tribe Happenings: Is a Masterson extension possible?: Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook…
Believe it when you see it with Masterson
Indians ace righty Justin ... News -- January 2014
1/20 From Forbes to Federal: AJ Burnett’s impressive age-36 season: The latest updates on A.J. Burnett: Neal Huntington tells @JoeStarkey1 on 93.7 club is operating as if AJ Burnett will not be ...
1/12 Catcher Interference: That ill-timed Dan Duquette quote concerning Clemens: There is a common misconception that Roger Clemens was toast when the Boston Red Sox decided to not re-sign him after the 1996 ...
1/10 Mets Merized: Featured Post: What Tom Glavine’s Induction Means for Doc Halladay: The election of Tom Glavine into the Hall of Fame makes me wonder how voters will reflect on Roy Halladay’s career. The two ...
1/9 Mets Merized: What does Glavine’s Induction Mean for Doc Halladay?: The election of Tom Glavine into the Hall of Fame makes me wonder how voters will reflect on Roy Halladay’s career. The two ...
1/7 Cleveland Sports Insiders: All-Aught Indians: #1 Starter: CC Sabathia (2001-2008): CC Sabathia had a lot on his shoulders when he was drafted in the first round by the Cleveland Indians in 1998. The Tribe ... News -- December 2013
12/16 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: December 16, 1999: The Indians sign veteran lefty Chuck Finley to a three year contract. He is in the twilight of his career and will post sub-par ...
12/3 Cleveland Sports Insiders: All-Aught Indians: First Base: Jim Thome (2000-2002): Ah, what a tangled web we weave. The Cleveland Indians first base situation has been about as diluted as the nation’s quest ... News -- November 2013
11/26 WasWatching: 3 X 200: Only guys to retire with exactly 200 career wins: Rk Player WAR W From To Age G GS L W-L% IP ERA ERA+ BF 1 Chuck Finley 58.4 200 ...
11/13 Indians Baseball Insider: Going for broke at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario: It’s time for me to suspend disbelief during today’s Corner of Carnegie and Ontario…because the Indians ...
11/12 Indians Baseball Insider: Tribe Madness: First Energy Region Round 1 results: Our IBI Tribe Madness tournament moves into the first round of the First Energy Region where eight players move on and eight are ... News -- October 2013
10/8 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #72 CHUCK FINLEY: MR. KITAEN WAS AN UNDERRATED STARTER.EXCEPT IN '92, WON 10-PLUS EVERY YEAR FROM '89-'00.DEFINING THE PLAYERDurable left-hander Chuck ... News -- September 2013
9/1 El Maquino: LANCE LYNN MAKES NO SENSE: > Usually when I write columns for this site, it’s after spending a considerable amount of time trying to figure something ... News -- August 2013
8/25 halosdaily.com: Game 129: Weaver Now Third All-time in Team Wins: Final Score: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 7, Seattle Mariners 1 Halos Daily Player of the Game: Jered Weaver (8 IP, 8 K, 0 BB, ...
8/11 Halo Hangout: Angels’ Jered Weaver is Getting Whiffs: A little more than two weeks ago, I wrote about how Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson were pitching like an elite 1-2 punch for the ... News -- July 2013
7/12 halosdaily.com: Halo History: The Bizarre Injury Curse: The Angels will finish the “first half” of the season against the Seattle Mariners. One of the best hitters on the ...
7/6 Angelswin.com: Angels Classic Rewind | Dateline: July 5th, 2002:
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
JULY 5, 2002
GAME 84 - DEVIL RAYS AT ANGELS
ANAHEIM ... News -- June 2013
6/28 Billy-Ball.com: The extra weak Yankees: Derek Holland pitched a complete game two-hit shutout in the Bronx as the Rangers defeated the Yankees, 2-0. It was Holland’s ...
6/20 Swingin' A's: The Fightin’ A’s: There is a history of violence in Major League Baseball. While the brutality of the sport may never be on par with the NFL or ...
6/3 Halo Hangout: Jason Vargas Named AL Pitcher of the Month: After Jered Weaver went down with a broken left elbow, all eyes turned to C.J. Wilson. Wilson was supposed to be the de-facto ... News -- May 2013
5/31 halosdaily.com: Halo History: The Remarkable George Brunet: George Brunet (broo-nay) is probably the best Angels pitcher you have never heard of. The Angels acquired him in 1964 when the ...
5/28 halosdaily.com: Halo History: His Feet Were Fast as Lightning: Before the start of the 1999 season, Angels fans had reason to be optimistic. The team’s roster was filled with many bright, ...
5/1 Billy-Ball.com: Tim Hudson bats his way to win #200: Tim Hudson homered and doubled to lead his Atlanta Braves to an 8-1 win over the Washington Nationals and in the process notched ... News -- April 2013
4/15 Not in the Hall of Fame: 85. Chuck Finley: Sadly, like our Notinhalloffame entry for Whitesnake brings about thoughts of Tawny Kitaen; our Chuck Finley Baseball entry conjures ... News -- January 2013
1/14 WasWatching: Career A.L. Pitching WAR Leaders In D.H. Era: Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, Playing in the AL, From 1973 to 2012, sorted by greatest WAR for Pitchers: Rk Player ...
1/8 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Who is Bill Selby?: The 2013 season will mark the 20th year of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history ... News -- December 2012
12/16 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: December 16, 1999: Compiled by Jason Kaminski After spending the first 14 years of his career with the Angels, All-Star pitcher Chuck Finley signs ... News -- November 2012
11/26 WasWatching: Turning 50: Chuck Finley turns 50 today. Jamie Moyer turned 50 about a week ago. Think about that when you consider that Moyer pitched in ... News -- October 2012
10/25 WahoosOnFirst: Judging Mark Shapiro’s GM Tenure: Low-Profile Trades: We’re now more than two full years removed from Mark Shapiro’s promotion to Cleveland Indians team president and GM Chris ...
10/5 WahoosOnFirst: An Indians Fan’s Guide to the Playoffs: Wild Card, ALDS, and NLDS: The 2012 MLB playoffs start today, and the Cleveland Indians are one of the 20 teams to have been eliminated after 162 games. ... News -- September 2012
9/19 Baseball Analytics: Jered Weaver joins the Angels 100-win club:
9/12 High Heat Stats: The All-Time Los Angeles/California/Anaheim/Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Team: For my High Heat Stats debut, I’m continuing a series I started on my personal blog, Left Field, in which I’m naming ... News -- August 2012
8/7 High Heat Stats: Monday game notes – expanded: Added games are above the solid line. @Orioles 3, Mariners 1: Chris Tillman won his 4th straight start, beating the team that ... News -- June 2012
6/23 Baseball Musings: Rare Feat: Zack Greinke posted an unusual stat line Friday night. He pitched nine shutout innings, received the win, but did not get credit ... News -- May 2012
5/29 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Los Angeles Angels of Ahaheim: Just to be clear, this poll includes all iterations of the Angels franchise, including the Anaheim Angels, California Angels, ... News -- April 2012
4/20 High Heat Stats: Buyer Beware – This Week in Baseball Trade History: This week (April 16-22) saw a couple of trades with similar circumstances. In both instances, a team traded for a player who ...
4/18 WasWatching: Best Big Leaguers Born In November 1962: Rk 5 Yrs Birthdate Birthplace 1 Chuck Finley 17 Nov 26 Monroe, LA, USA 2 Bo Jackson 8 Nov 30 Bessemer, AL, USA 3 Dion James ... News -- February 2012
2/19 High Heat Stats: Who takes the baton from Wakefield?: Tim Wakefield announced his retirement last week, joining Chuck Finley and George Uhle as pitchers who finished with exactly ...
2/18 Bus League Baseball: Sports Memories I’ll Tell My Grandkids About: Tim Wakefield, Fenway Park, and My First Red Sox Game: This originally appeared at One More Dying Quail on November 5, 2006. With Tim Wakefield‘s retirement announcement yesterday, ... News -- January 2012
1/11 High Heat Stats: WAAS for Pitchers: (For an explanation of the Wins Above All-Star Level method, as well as position-player values, see previous post.)The following ... News -- June 2011
6/25 The Captain's Blog: Refusing to Knuckle Under: Was Niekro’s Five-Strikeout Inning a Turning Point in His Career?: A.J. Burnett tied a major league record shared by 54 others when he struck out four batters in the sixth inning of last night’s ...
6/10 B-R Blog: Madison Bumgarner and Very Tough Losses: Madison Bumgarner was charged with his 8th loss Thursday, although he allowed just 1 run in 7 innings. It was his 4th loss this ... News -- May 2011
5/26 NY Baseball Digest: Mariano Rivera: A Modern Day Babe Ruth: Mariano Rivera made his debut on May 23rd, 1995. Since then, so much has happened to the Yankees, the world, and the game of baseball. ...
5/26 The Captain's Blog: Rivera Reaches Milestone: A Look Back at Game 1 of 1,000: When Mariano Rivera finished off the Yankees’ 7-3 victory against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, he became the first pitcher ...
5/19 Wahoo's Warriors: Peavy shuts out Tribe 1-0: Jake Peavy out-dueld Tribe ace Justin Masterson, handing the Tribe a 1-0 defeat as they fall to 1-3 against the White Sox this ... News -- April 2011
4/20 B-R Blog: One Time All-Stars, Most Seasons Without 20 Wins Or Saves: Of all the pitchers to once make an All-Star team, who has the most seasons where he did not win or save 20 games? Here's the ... News -- March 2011
3/18 B-R Blog: Bloops: The Hall of (Peak-Weighted) WAR: Here's a cool link from Adam Darowski: Hall of wWAR: The Hall of Fame Re-Po**** by Peak-Weighted WAR It is exactly what it sounds ... News -- November 2010
11/11 The Writer's Journey: Starting pitchers and the Hall of Fame: Did you realize there are no starting pitchers in the Hall of Fame that debuted after 1967? Tom Seaver, Nolan Ryan, Catfish Hunter…they ... News -- October 2010
10/11 B-R Blog: Ace Vs. Ace In Game 5 LDS: David Price and Cliff Lee will face off in Game 5 of the 2010 ALDS series between the Rays and Rangers. Is this the best match-up ... News -- August 2010
8/18 B-R Blog: Cliff Lee has completed a third of his starts: Cliff Lee now has 7 complete games in 21 starts. Click through for the list of most recent pitchers to complete a third of their ... News -- July 2010
7/3 B-R Blog: Complete-game losses ending on a walk-off homer: A reader recently asked about occasions when a pitcher has thrown a complete game but lost on a walk-off homer at the end. I went ... News -- June 2010
6/1 B-R Blog: Jumping Jimenez – More On Über Ubaldo: Somewhat adding on to Raphy's post on Ubaldo Jimenez, via Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index Pitching Game Finder - starting ... News -- May 2010
5/27 B-R Blog: Andy Pet**** starts of 8 IP: Last night Andy Pet**** notched his 3rd start with 8 IP this season in the Yankees' 46th game of the year. Not bad for a 37-year-old.
5/20 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Starting Pitchers Not In the Hall of Fame: Yesterday, I looked at the best eligible position players not in the Hall of Fame by WAR, and you responded with your votes by ...