Wilhelm opened Cooperstown doors for relief pitchers
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Lou Brock and Hoyt Wilhelm elected to the Hall of Fame
On Jan. 7, 1985 two players who perfected two unpredictable aspects of the game joined the Hall of Fame.
Cubs trade Hoyt Wilhelm to Braves for Hal Breeden
In 1970, when Hoyt Wilhelm was 47, he was traded to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for first baseman Hal Breeden.
Hoyt Wilhelm pitches no-hitter vs. Yankees
Facing a lineup that included three future Hall of Famers, Wilhelm’s triumph couldn’t be credited to a poor offensive showing by the Yankees.
Rollie Fingers becomes the first pitcher to record 300 saves
Rollie Fingers became the first pitcher to record 300 saves in 1982.