Number Five: Lefty Grove
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One of the most dominant pitchers of his day, Lefty Grove consistently led the league in ERA, retiring, after seventeen years, in 1941 with a career ERA of 3.06.
He was a member of the Boston Red Sox from 1934-1941, recording a record of 105-62, with an ERA of 3.34, 734 strikeouts, and a WHIP of 1.321. Grove earned five of his six All-Star selection while on the Red Sox, and led the league four times in ERA.
Grove retired in 1947; his last victory was his 300th. He was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1947 and, in 1999 was named to the MLB All-Century Team.
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