From SABR member Bill Petti at Beyond the Box Score on October 28, 2011:
There is nothing quite like a World Series game 7. To get you ready I thought I would throw a few pitching factoids out there, courtesy of the indispensable Baseball-Reference Play Index:
Greatest Game Score in a Game 7? Sandy Koufax in 1965 (88)
Worst Game Score in a Game 7? Smokey Joe Wood in 1912 (15)
Greatest Game score in a Game 7 loss? Mike Cuellar in 1971 (72)
Last pitcher to win a Game 7 in the World Series?in 2002
Pitcher with the most Game 7 appearances? Bob Turley and Bob Gibson (3). Gibson started all three games (most all time).
Most intentional walks issued by a team in a Game 7? Atlanta in 1991 (4)
Read the full article here: http://www.beyondtheboxscore.com/2011/10/28/2521071/world-series-game-7-pitching-factoids
Originally published: October 28, 2011. Last Updated: October 28, 2011.