Schwall, a 6'6" All-Big Eight basketball star at the University of Oklahoma, was
signed by the Red Sox and won 1961 AL Rookie of the Year honors by going 15-7 (3.22).
He pitched three innings in the second 1961 All-Star Game
. A disappointment in 1962
(9-15), Schwall was sent to Pittsburgh in a November trade for slugger Dick Stuart
He went 6-12 in 1963, and was made a reliever, recording a career-best 2.92 ERA while
winning nine games for the 1965 Pirates. (EW