The bespectacled, submariner was the AL's top reliever in 1958. He led in relief
wins (10) and saved 18 to account for 46% of the last-place Senators' victories.
His 1.75 ERA was Washington's best since Walter Johnson's 1.49 in 1919. Back problems
the next season ended his effectiveness.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»August 11th, 1957: P Dick Hyde intentionally walks Ted Williams, the 27th time this year the slugger has been handed a
free base. Williams will be intentionally walked 33 times this year, the highest AL total since the league started compiling this statistic in 1955.