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Chuck Finley

Baseball Player
Male
Born Nov 26, 1962
Age 53
Hometown Monroe

Charles Edward "Chuck" Finley is an American former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched from 1986-2002 for three different teams, but pitched primarily with the California Angels. During a 17-year baseball career, Finley compiled 200 wins, 2,610 strikeouts, and a 3.85 earned run average.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1962 Birth Born on November 26, 1962.

TWENTIES

1986 23 Years Old He pitched from 1986-2002 for three different teams, but pitched primarily with the California Angels (later the Anaheim Angels and now Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim). … Read More
1990 27 Years Old His finest season was in 1990, when he won 18 games to just 9 losses and posted a 2.40 ERA — to date, the lowest by an Angel left-hander on a season, surpassing Frank Tanana's 2.43 in 1976.

THIRTIES

1997 34 Years Old Finley was married to actress Tawny Kitaen from 1997 to 2002. … Read More
2000 37 Years Old After departing the Angels, Finley signed with the Indians before the 2000 season. … Read More
2002 39 Years Old In 2002 he was 4–11 with a 4.44 ERA in 18 games before being traded to the Cardinals for outfielder Coco Crisp. … Read More

FORTIES

2008 45 Years Old Finley became eligible for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008. 75% of the vote was necessary for induction, and 5% was necessary to stay on the BBWAA ballot. … Read More
2009 46 Years Old On April 9, 2009, Finley was to be inducted into the Angels' Hall of Fame along with former teammate Brian Downing before the start of the game that day. However, due to the death of Angels rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart, the ceremony and game was postponed until August 27, 2009.
2010 47 Years Old On July 11, 2010, Finley was the winning pitcher in the 2010 Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Angel Stadium. … Read More
2011 48 Years Old Finley during his career was the only pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball to record 4 strikeouts in a single inning more than once; he accomplished the feat 3 times; A.J. Burnett in 2011 became the second pitcher to record multiple four-strikeout innings. … Read More
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