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Rick Rhoden

Rick Rhoden

Position(s):
P, DH
Born:
May 16, 1953
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6' 3"
Weight:
195 lbs
Major League Debut:
7-05-1974 with LAN
Allstar Selections:
1984 SS, 1985 SS, 1986 SS

Factoid 1

According to Tom Zocco of SABR, Rick Rhoden's seven three-hit games are the most by a pitcher in the DH-era (1973 to the present).

Strengths

Rhoden was an excellent hitting pitcher. On June 11, 1988, the Yankees used him as a designated hitter on a day when he was not pitching. Rhoden went 0-for-1 with a sacrifice fly batting in the 7th spot in manager Billy Martin's lineup.

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