Fernando Valenzuela

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Fernando Valenzuela Anguamea (November 1, 1960 in Navojoa, Sonora) Mexican baseball player (left-handed pitcher). He played with Los Angeles Dodgers, and with other 5 teams.

Debut September 15, 1980, for the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. ATL.

Final Game July 14, 1997 for the San Diego Padres at Reds.

Fernando Valenzuela is the only player in Major League history to win both the Rookie of The Year Award and the Cy Young Award in the same season.

Currently Valenzuela does commentary for Spanish language broadcasts of Dodger games.

Achievements

  • 1981 NL Rookie of the Year Award
  • 1981 Topps All-Star Rookie Team
  • 6-time NL All-Star (1981-1986)
  • 1981 NL Cy Young Award Winner
  • NL Gold Glove Winner (1986)
  • 2-time NL Silver Slugger Award Winner (1981 & 1983)
  • NL Wins Leader (1986)
  • NL Innings Pitched Leader (1981)
  • NL Strikeouts Leader (1981)
  • 3-time NL Complete Games Leader (1981, 1986 & 1987)
  • NL Shutouts Leader (1981)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 4 (1982, 1983, 1985 & 1986)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1986)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 7 (1982-1987 & 1990)
  • 200 Strikeouts Seasons: 3 (1984-1986)
  • Won 2 World Series Rings with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1981 and 1988.

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