Dick Drago

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Richard Anthony Drago

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Biographical Information[edit]

On July 30, 1971, Dick Drago faced just 13 batters... but was credited with a complete game. When you think about it, 13 is the minimum possible number of batters for a (rain-shortened) complete game. The details can be found here [1].

On July 20, 1976, Drago allowed the final home run hit by Hank Aaron.

In 1989, Dick Drago played for the Fort Myers Sun Sox of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. He appeared in 8 games and had a 10.54 ERA.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 15 wins seasons: 1 (1971)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 5 (1969-1973)

Further Reading[edit]

  • Tom Harkins: "Dick Drago", in Bill Nowlin and Cecilia Tan, ed.: '75:The Red Sox Team that Saved Baseball, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 110-113. ISBN 978-1-933599-97-7

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