Dodgers legend, Don Newcombe has passed away at the age of 92. Newcombe’s career in the MLB lasted from 1949-1960 and he played for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds, and Cleveland Indians. While playing for the Dodgers, Newcombe was a 4-time all-star, a Cy Young Award winner, a World Series champion, NL MVP, NL Rookie of the Year, MLB wins leader and MLB strikeout leader. He finished his career with a 149-90 record, an ERA of 3.56, and 1,129 strikeouts. Newcombe was a legend in every way possible and he will be greatly missed by the Dodger and baseball community.
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