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DWIGHT GOODEN

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1982-2000
Positions
P-485
Born
November 16, 1964  (49.153)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Hillsborough  (Tampa,FL)
College:
 
Drafted:
New York Mets:  1982-1-5 (June-Reg)
Full Name
Dwight Eugene Gooden 
TBC Player ID
12009
MLB Debut
April 7, 1984  (19.142)
Signed by
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Top Prospect:  team  1983 (#4-NYM), 1984 (#1-NYM)

Uncle of Gary Sheffield

Control
55
K-Rating
72
Efficiency
63
vsPower
68

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
15 Strikeouts in a Game3x (Most: 16)
All-star Game Starting Pitcher2x NL 1986,1988
Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year1983
Cy Young AwardNL 1985
First Round Draft Pick1982 (#5)
Little League World SeriesTampa,FL
Major League All-Star Game4x 1984-1986,1988
MLB Rookie of the YearNL 1984
No-HittersMay 14,1996
Opening Day Starts8x 1985-1986,1988-1991,1993-1994 NYM
Pitcher of Month4x Sep-1984 (NL),Sep-1985 (NL),Apr-1986 (NL),Sep-1990 (NL)
Player of the Week6x Jul-8-1984, Sep-9-1984, Aug-4-1985, Sep-22-1985, Apr-14-1991, May-19-1996
Silver Slugger AwardNL (P) 1992
Suspensions3x 8/29/1993 - Incident involving hitting a batter. (5); 6/29/1994 - Drug violation (60); 11/5/1994 - Positive test for cocaine (1995 season)
Teenaged Rookie19 yrs old
Topps All-Star Rookie1984 (RHP)
World Series ChampionNYM 1986


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