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Jack McDowell

Jack Burns McDowell (born January 16, 1966 in Van Nuys, California) was a Major League Baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, Jack won the American League Cy Young Award in 1993.

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2 Accomplishments
3 Teams
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Jack was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1987 amateur draft and made his Major League debut on September 15, 1987.

By the early 1990s he had established himself as one of the most dependable pitchers in the game, pitching effectively and chewing up over 250 innings each season from 1991 to 1993. Jack won 20 games in 1992 and 22 the next year, when he won the American League Cy Young Award and led the White Sox to the postseason (they lost in the American League Championship Series to the Toronto Blue Jays). From 1988 until 1995, his season ERA was consistently between 3.00 and 4.00, well below the league average.

Jack struggled over his final seasons, starting in 1996, and eventually retired in 1999. During this time he played for the Cleveland Indians and Anaheim Angels.



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