Seattle Mariners pitcher Gaylord Perry touches behind his head before delivering a pitch against the New York Yankees. Between 1962 and 1983, Gaylord Perry made 690 starts, threw 303 complete games and faced 21,953 batters, yet never suffered the kind of arm problems plaguing Paxton and fellow starters Felix Hernandez and Drew Smyly.
Seattle Mariners pitcher Gaylord Perry touches behind his head before delivering a pitch against the New York Yankees. Between 1962 and 1983, Gaylord Perry made 690 starts, threw 303 complete games and faced 21,953 batters, yet never suffered the kind of arm problems plaguing Paxton and fellow starters Felix Hernandez and Drew Smyly. Ray Stubblebine AP file, 1982
Seattle Mariners pitcher Gaylord Perry touches behind his head before delivering a pitch against the New York Yankees. Between 1962 and 1983, Gaylord Perry made 690 starts, threw 303 complete games and faced 21,953 batters, yet never suffered the kind of arm problems plaguing Paxton and fellow starters Felix Hernandez and Drew Smyly. Ray Stubblebine AP file, 1982

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