According to Ted Williams, Lemon was the toughest right-hander that the Hall of Fame slugger ever faced. The numbers bear that out, as Williams batted a mortal .267 against Lemon in 149 plate appearances. Though he walked quite a bit, enough to record a .423 OBP off Lemon, Williams managed just four home runs and a .422 SLG against the Hall of Fame hurler.
“Baseball was made for kids and grown-ups only screw it up.” — Bob Lemon
Longest-Running Pitching Rotations in Baseball History
Both of these teams won one pennant during their stretch with these pitching rotations, each losing in the World Series when they were favored.