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The Fastest Pitcher You’ve Never Heard Of

The man who is said to have had the fastest fastball of all time is a player you’ve probably never head of. He’s not Bob Feller, Joel Zumaya, Aroldis Chapman, or even Nolan Ryan. In fact, legendary Orioles manager Earl Weaver said, “He threw a lot faster than Ryan.” This man is Steve Dalkowski. Because he pitched in a time when there were no radar guns, his fastball was...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Joel Zumaya and Dan Wheeler retire from baseball

Relief pitchers Joel Zumaya and Dan Wheeler have retired from baseball according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. Zumaya, 29, last pitched at the big league level in 2010. Known for being a hard thrower he never could overcome arm injuries. Zumaya pitched 209 2/3 innings in the big leagues finishing with a 3.05 ERA and a 1.35 WHIP. Another retirement to report: RHP Joel Zumaya...
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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