Jack Burns McDowell
( Black Jack)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: January 16, 1966 in Van Nuys, CA High School: Notre Dame HS (Sherman Oaks, CA) School: Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA) by the Drafted Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1987 amateur draft. Signed July 29, 1987.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 15, 1987 (Age 21)
vs. MIN 7.0 IP, 4 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER, W Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Indians/Yankees/Angels 1987-1999 Agents: Scott Boras [*] Final Game: August 8, 1999 (Age 33)
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News -- May 2013
5/16 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: May 16, 1996: Albert Belle homers twice to lead the Indians to an 8 – 3 win over the Tigers. Jack McDowell is the winner for the division-leading ... News -- April 2013
4/24 James Smyth Broadcast: Who Hit the First Home Run at Each Ballpark?: I was trying to find a list of the first home runs at each of the 30 current major league ballparks. After some Googling I was ... News -- February 2013
2/13 For Baseball Junkies: White Sox All-Time Team v.2012: Moving right along, we're looking at the White Sox team, version 2012. You can check out last year's team here. In ...
2/6 mlbreports.com : Brandon Webb’s career was noteworthy and a warning: Like us on Facebook here Wednesday Feb.06/2013 ESPN.com By Paul Sullivan (Lead Baseball Writer): Brandon Webb is retiring from ... News -- December 2012
12/4 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Albert Belle’s Last Blast: The 2013 season will mark the 20th year of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history (although ... News -- November 2012
11/29 Southside Showdown: 2013 SoxFest player appearances announced: I have never been to a SoxFest. Not one. Don’t plan on going anytime soon, unless I can get in for free. Or until Freddy ... News -- August 2012
8/9 High Heat Stats: Pitching reliability – an honest day’s work: Quick – have you had a bad day at work this year? Pretty silly question, right. Well, if you’re among a select group ...
8/8 WasWatching: Yankees Pitchers To Allow 22+ HR In Team’s First 110 Games Of The Season: Since 1918 - Rk Player Year GS IP HR 6 1 Dennis Rasmussen 1987 Ind. Games 13 78.0 27 2 Phil Hughes 2012 Ind. Games 17 98.1 26 ... News -- June 2012
6/21 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Chicago White Sox: The White Sox are an original American League team dating back to 1901. The had a good amount of success early on, winning the ...
6/2 High Heat Stats: Consecutive CG shutouts by decade: By request of HHS reader Brett, here are the longest individual shutout streaks since 1918, broken down by decade. Note that streaks ... News -- May 2012
5/29 Bleeding Yankee Blue: YANKEE STORIES REVEALED BY PR GIANT MARTY APPEL:
Thought you've heard everything about Mickey Mantle and Thurman Munson? Think again. Recently I was lucky enough to ...
5/24 James Smyth Broadcast: All-Time Bluefield Team - Pete Harnisch: It's time to fill out the back of the rotation on the All-Time Bluefield-to-the-Bigs Team. The number four starter is right-hander ...
5/16 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: May 16, 1996: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Albert Belle homers twice, his 15th and 16th of the year, to lead the Indians to an 8 – 3 win ... News -- April 2012
4/26 Bleeding Yankee Blue: HOW DO YOU LIKE PINEDA NOW?: Injury to starting pitchers is always the worst thing you
want to hear, especially when your team’s goal is to put the best ...
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 ... News -- February 2012
2/18 Wahoo's Warriors: Garland on both sides of Indians-White Sox rivalry: You don’t often see players of Jon Garland‘s caliber swapping jerseys within a division, especially not between long ...
2/8 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY WE NEED TO FORGIVE & BURNETT: Whatever’s happened before with AJ Burnett is the past. We're going with a clean slate right now Ladies and Gentlemen. After ... News -- January 2012
1/30 Bus League Baseball: All-Time MLB Draft: Round 11 (Picks 501-550): At least a year ago, maybe longer, I had an idea: wouldn’t it be cool to go through every draft pick in major league history, ... News -- September 2011
9/5 NY Baseball Digest: Jack McDowell’s New York Odyssey: If I asked you what pitcher lead the American League from 1990-1995 in wins, complete games, and innings you probably would say ...
9/4 NY Baseball Digest: Listen: Jack McDowell on the Weekly Digest: Even the Labor Day holiday weekend won’t stop me from bringing you more New York baseball content. Joining me tonight will ... News -- July 2011
7/30 B-R Blog: Derek Holland has 4 shutouts and a 4.14 ERA: Derek Holland shut out the Blue Jays in Toronto Saturday, his 4th shutout of the year and 3rd in his last 5 starts. He threw just ...
7/19 B-R Blog: Longest Streaks With 6+ IP On The Road Since 1919: From Doc Halladay to Sloppy Thurston! Here is the leader board on this one - Rk Strk Start End Games W L GS CG SHO GF SV IP ... News -- May 2011
5/30 B-R Blog: Bartolo Colon Throws Yankees’ 1st Shutout in 2+ Years: Bartolo Colon tossed a 4-hit, no-walk shutout in Oakland Sunday. It was the first individual shutout by a Yankees pitcher since ... News -- April 2011
4/15 B-R Blog: SP Getting Off To A Bad Start: Since 1919, how many starting pitchers have had 3+ games within his team's first 15 games of the season where he pitched 5 innings ... News -- February 2011
2/14 B-R Blog: Opening Day complete games: From my recent post on Opening Day starts, we saw that Ben Sheets has an Opening Day complete game. Indeed, here are the most ... News -- November 2010
11/16 B-R Blog: Most Cheap Wins Since 1920: Bill James says that it's a “Cheap Win” when a starting pitcher wins a game where his Game Score was under 50. So, what pitchers ... 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 ...