Geller: Nine innings with Ross Grimsley

From SABR member Brian Geller at Dugout Chatter on August 30, 2017:

Ross Grimsley is a former big-league pitcher who spent 11 seasons from 1971-1980 (and 1982)  with the Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, Montreal Expos and Cleveland Indians. The south-paw pitched in one World Series in 1972 and played on two of the top teams during the decade – Cincinnati and Baltimore. His best season was 1978 when he was 20-11 in with Montreal Expos, was named to the National League All-Star team and finished 7th in the Cy Young award. Grimsley is a second-generation major leaguer as his father Ross Sr. pitched with the Chicago White Sox in 1951. Grimsley would finish his career with a record of 124-99, a 3.81 ERA, and impressive 79 complete games.

Dugout Chatter: If you had not been a professional baseball player what would you have been?

Ross Grimsley: I always loved flying, so I would of loved to be a pilot. Never took the opportunity to get my license.

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Originally published: August 30, 2017. Last Updated: August 30, 2017.