Darold Knowles to be Inducted to Missouri Hall

By on November 13, 2012

Knowles, a supporter of the Dunedin Children’s Christmas Fund, smiles at Dunedin Country Club on Saturday November 10, 2012. Knowles played in the Children’s Fund golf tournament held every year in Dunedin. (Eddie Michel photo)

Dunedin Blue Jays pitching coach Darold Knowles is being inducted on December 5th to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

Knowles pitched 16 years in the Majors starting his career in 1965 with the Baltimore Orioles who signed Knowles from the 1961 amateur draft.

Darold went on to pitch for the Washington Senators, Oakland A’s, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, Montreal Expos before ending his career in his home state of Missouri with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1980.

Knowles is the only pitcher to appear in all seven World Series games in 1973 for the Oakland A’s.  The A’s won the series on October 21st and Knowles, who notched the game winning save in game 7 also was credited with a save in game 1.

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