Jon Matlack

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2008


Jon Matlack
Baseball • West Chester

Pitched professionally with the New York Mets (1971-1977) and Texas Rangers (1971-1983). Won 15 or more games four times in his career. Enjoyed his best seasons from 1972-76 with the Mets and was selected to play in the Major League All-Star Game three times (1974-75-76). Made his Major League debut on July 11, 1971. Pitched his final game on Sept. 15, 1983. His 13-year career produced 125 wins, including 97 complete games and 30 shutouts. Finished with 1,516 strikeouts in 2,363 innings of work. His career ERA was a sparkling 3.18. National League Rookie of the Year 1972. 1975 All-Star Game MVP.
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