World Series Game 7 Pitching Factoids

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? John Lackey 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)

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Originally published: October 28, 2011. Last Updated: October 28, 2011.