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Ferguson Jenkins
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Baseball Player
    (December 13, 1943- )
    Right-handed pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox (1965-1983)
    Commissioner of the Canadian Baseball League
    Career record: 284-226, with 267 complete games and a 3.34 ERA
    Gave up 1853 runs and 4142 hits
    He was arrested with cocaine, marijuana and hashish during a customs inspection in Toronto (August 25, 1980).
    Although he was suspended by baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn it overturned by an arbitrator (September 22, 1980).
    A Canadian court convicted him of cocaine possession but the verdict was vacated by the judge (December 18, 1980).
    He never played a post-season game.
    His mother went blind and never saw him pitch.
    He won his first game hitting a home run for the Chicago Cub (April 1966).
    He won the Cy Young award (1971).
    He is the only pitcher to strike out over 3,000 with less than 1,000 walks.
    He was the first Canadian elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame (July 21, 1991).
    His wife died in a car crash four days later and his fiancee killed herself a year and a half later (December 15, 1992).
    He was ranked in the top 100 baseball players of the 20th Century by the Society for American Baseball Research (June, 1999).
    He runs the Fergie Jenkins Foundation Inc., which donates money to many charities.
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 67 Votes: 71.64% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 75 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 24 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 23 Votes: 39.13% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 24 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 26 Votes: 65.38% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 98 Votes: 52.04% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 240 Votes: 48.75% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 261 Votes: 56.32% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 311 Votes: 56.59% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 570 Votes: 57.37% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2463 Votes: 47.14% Annoying
 
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