Bo Belinsky

Baseball Player

Robert "Bo" Belinsky was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, who became an instant southern California celebrity as a rookie with the original Los Angeles Angels, especially when the fourth of his season-opening four straight wins was a no-hitter against his former organization, the Baltimore Orioles.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Bo Belinsky.


1936 Birth Born on December 7, 1936.


His career and life changed when the Angels picked him in a minor league draft for the 1962 season. … Read More
1963 26 Years Old Belinsky fell to 1–7 in 1963, and was sent to the Angels' minor league team in Hawaii, where he pitched his way back and finished the year with a 2–9 major league record. … Read More
1964 27 Years Old But Belinsky was 9–7 with a career-best 2.86 ERA in August 1964 when came the incident that ended his days with the Angels: a hotel room fight with elderly Los Angeles Times sportswriter Braven Dyer. … Read More


1970 33 Years Old After spending a little over a season with the Phillies, in which he was used mostly as a long reliever before his outright release back to the minors, he also pitched for the Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds before his career ended in the Cincinnati minor league system in 1970. … Read More
1973 36 Years Old Veteran sportswriter Maury Allen wrote a biography of Belinsky, Bo: Pitching and Wooing, "with the uncensored cooperation of Bo Belinsky," in 1973. … Read More


2001 65 Years Old Died on November 23, 2001.
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