Dennis Eckersley

Pitcher

Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 2004
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame: 2004

Career Pitching Statistics for Dennis Eckersley with Boston

SEASON W L SV IP H ER SO ERA
1978 20 8 0 268.3 258 89 162 2.99
1979 17 10 0 246.7 234 82 150 2.99
1980 12 14 0 197.7 188 94 121 4.28
1981 9 8 0 154.0 160 73 79 4.27
1982 13 13 0 224.3 228 93 127 3.73
1983 9 13 0 176.3 223 110 77 5.62
1984 4 4 0 64.7 71 36 33 5.01
1998 4 1 1 39.7 46 21 22 4.76
8 yrs 88 71 1 1371.7 1408 598 771 3.92

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Memorable Moments for Dennis Eckersley

  • 30 March 1978 - In a trade with the Indians, the Red Sox acquire pitcher Dennis Eckersley. The future Hall of Famer will win 20 games for Boston in 1978.
  • 25 May 1984 - Boston acquires Bill Buckner in a trade that sends Mike Brumley and future Hall-of-Famer Dennis Eckersley to the Chicago Cubs.
  • 17 September 1998 - 43-year-old reliever Dennis Eckersley becomes the oldest Red Sox player to earn a win as Boston wins in 10 innings, 3-2 over Baltimore.
  • 26 September 1998 - Dennis Eckersley makes his 1,071st and final major league appearance to breaks Hoyt Wilhelm's record for most career appearances as a pitcher.
  • 8 September 2010 - Pitcher Tim Wakefield earns the win in an 11-5 victory over the Rays at Fenway Park, becoming the oldest pitcher to win a game for Boston. At age 44, he is one year older than Dennis Eckersley, who won his last game at age 43 for the Red Sox in 1998.