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Pitcher 3 times a winner of 20+ games in a season and was not an All-Star

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Pitcher 3 times a winner of 20+ games in a season and was not an All-Star

Dennis Leonard
Kansas City Royals
1977-78-80

Leonard finished with 20+ wins, however, because of his poor record in the first half of those seasons was not selected to the All-Star game.

 

Kansas City was titled in their division in those three seasons and in the American League in 1980.

 

Between 1975-1981 Leonard reached 130 wins, more than any other right-handed pitcher in the majors.

 1 pitcher won 20+ games in those three seasons (Leonard)

 966 times pitchers have achieved 20+ wins in the MLB in a single season

 All Star game has been held since 1933

 

Dennis Leonard

(Seasons / Record)

Season Totals

W - L

Before All Star Game

W - L

Pitchers with

20+ Wins / Season

1977 20-12 9-9 9
1978 21-17 9-11 8
1980 20-11 7-7 7
 
06 July 2015
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