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Pitcher 3 times a winner of 20+ games in a season and was not an All-Star

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Pitcher 3 times a winner of 20+ games in a season and was not an All-Star

Dennis Leonard
Kansas City Royals
1977-78-80

Leonard finished with 20+ wins, however, because of his poor record in the first half of those seasons was not selected to the All-Star game.

 

Kansas City was titled in their division in those three seasons and in the American League in 1980.

 

Between 1975-1981 Leonard reached 130 wins, more than any other right-handed pitcher in the majors.

 1 pitcher won 20+ games in those three seasons (Leonard)

 966 times pitchers have achieved 20+ wins in the MLB in a single season

 All Star game has been held since 1933

 

Dennis Leonard

(Seasons / Record)

Season Totals

W – L

Before All Star Game

W – L

Pitchers with

20+ Wins / Season

1977 20-12 9-9 9
1978 21-17 9-11 8
1980 20-11 7-7 7
 

About Justin Winker

Justin Winker grew up in Pilot Point, Texas, and attended Pilot Point High School until 2005. Justin went on to play baseball for two years at Tarleton State University, where he lettered both years and was given the Bi-State Conference Gold Glove award, as well as appearing in the All-Star Game. Aside from baseball, he likes listening to music, reading books, and writing in order to share his knowledge with others.

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