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... and 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, #755, 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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