Major league pitcher. Played for eight teams in majors, 1962–1983. Longest tenure with San Francisco Giants, 1962–1971. Won 20 or more games five times. Led NL in wins, 1970, 1978; led AL, 1972. Won AL Cy Young Award in 1972 for Cleveland and NL award in 1978 for San Diego. Only man to win award in each league. Brother Jim won AL Cy Young Award in 1970, making the duo the only brothers to win award. Pitched no-hitter, 1968, beating St. Louis 1-0. Finished career with 314-265 record. Pitched 5,351 innings. Controversial figure for much of career because of alleged use of spitballs and other illegal pitches. After leaving majors, coached baseball at Limestone College. Brother Jim in NCSHOF. Born 1938, Williamston.
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