Tracy Stallard

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Biographical Information[edit]

Most famous for a home run he gave up, Tracy Stallard pitched seven years in the big leagues. His best year was 1965, when he went 11-8 for a St. Louis Cardinals team that finished a bit under .500.

Pitching for the Boston Red Sox, Stallard gave up Roger Maris's 61st home run on October 1, 1961, giving Maris the all-time single-season home run record (at the time). It was the only run he gave up in a 1-0 defeat that day.

Stallard is the only hitter ever with at least 200 career plate appearances and no walks.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1964)

Further Reading[edit]

  • Tracy Stallard (as told to Marky Billson): "The Game I'll Never Forget", Baseball Digest, October-November 2008, pp. 60-61. [1]

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