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DON NEWCOMBE

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1949-1960
Positions
P-344
Born
June 14, 1926  (87.306)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-4 / 225
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Thomas Jefferson  (Elizabeth,NJ)
College:
 
Drafted:
Not drafted
Full Name
Donald Newcombe 
TBC Player ID
15937
MLB Debut
May 20, 1949  (22.340)
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Control
92
K-Rating
69
Efficiency
83
vsPower
54

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OFF THE FIELD
YearLeagueAward Description 
1949MLB-NLNational League Rookie of the Year 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #8) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1950MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #18) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1951MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #22) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1955MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #7) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1956MLBMajor League Cy Young Award 
 MLB-NLNational League Most Valuable Player 
1966MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (7 votes - 2.32%) 
1967MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (2 votes - 0.65%) 
1968MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (9 votes - 3.18%) 
1969MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (3 votes - 0.88%) 
1970MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (5 votes - 1.67%) 
1971MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (8 votes - 2.22%) 
1972MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (7 votes - 1.77%) 
1973MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (11 votes - 2.89%) 
1974MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (7 votes - 1.92%) 
1975MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (11 votes - 3.04%) 
1976MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (21 votes - 5.41%) 
1977MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (43 votes - 11.23%) 
1978MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (48 votes - 12.66%) 
1979MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (52 votes - 12.04%) 
1980MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (59 votes - 15.32%) 


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