Paul Derringer

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October 31, 2012 by Elizabeth Metz

Right-handed pitcher, 1933-1942.  Inducted 1958 (inaugural class).

Made six All-Star teams and pitched for the 1940 World Championship Reds.  Held the team record for strikeouts when he retired, and still holds the club record for wins by a right-handed pitcher.

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3 thoughts on “Paul Derringer

  1. [...] manager, the Reds were a 98-loss team, despite the promise of a strong young core (Lombardi, Derringer, Vander Meer).  He worked to remake team, and quickly. A winning record in 1938 was followed by a [...]

  2. [...] above, clockwise from top left: Paul Derringer, Ernie Lombardi, Pete Donohue, Ewell Blackwell, Bubbles [...]

  3. […] Bob Purkey both garnered at least 20 wins, the first Reds teammates to achieve this feat since Paul Derringer and Bucky […]

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