11 to Know: Celebrating 11/11

by Bill Chuck on November 11, 2012

Today is November 11, in other words, 11/11.

To celebrate this, here’s your 11 to Know:

1. The following pitchers were 11-11 in 2012:

Rk Player Year W L Tm
1 Edinson Volquez 2012 11 11 SDP
2 Matt Moore 2012 11 11 TBR
3 Lucas Harrell 2012 11 11 HOU
4 Blake Beavan 2012 11 11 SEA
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Generated 11/11/2012.

Okay, I know you’re curious...

2. The following pitchers were 11-11 on 11/11/11

Rk Player Year W L Tm
1 Chad Billingsley 2011 11 11 LAD
2 Zach Britton 2011 11 11 BAL
3 A.J. Burnett 2011 11 11 NYY
4 Luke Hochevar 2011 11 11 KCR
5 Brandon Morrow 2011 11 11 TOR
6 Jonathon Niese 2011 11 11 NYM
7 Brad Penny 2011 11 11 DET
8 Wandy Rodriguez 2011 11 11 HOU
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Generated 11/11/2012.

3. The following pitchers are 11-11 for their career

Rk Player Year W L From To
1 Randy Choate 2012 11 11 2000 2012
2 Chuck Smith 2001 11 11 2000 2001
3 Billy Brewer 1999 11 11 1993 1999
4 Ed Bahr 1947 11 11 1946 1947
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Generated 11/11/2012.

4. Here’s one: On 11/11/1961 – Frank Funk had finished his season, 11-11 with 11 saves.

5. In the 2012 season, Ty Wigginton and Rod Barajas had 11 homers and 11 doubles.

6. Orlando Cepeda had two seasons of 111 RBI, including 1967 when he had 11 steals.

7. Javier Vazquez and Sid Fernandez each had 11 games of 11 strikeouts.

8. In 1954, Bob Turley had two games in which he walked 11 batters in each, but in total he gave up 11 hits.

9. There were 65 games in which a pitcher allowed 11 hits in 2012, but out 11/11 Award goes to Derek Lowe who let it happen 11 times.

These pitchers allowed 11 hits 11 times in their career:

10. In 1997, Danny Darwin hit .111 with 11 strikeouts, Dave Mlicki did the save in 2001.

11. On 8/13/1961, Steve Barber walked 11, struck out 11, and, wait for it… did it in 11 innings.


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