Gaylord Perry played in Major League Baseball as a right-handed pitcher for eight different teams from 1962 to 1983.
He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991. Perry, a five-time All-Star was the first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in each league winning it in the American League in 1972 and in the National League in 1978. While pitching for the Seattle Mariners in 1982, Perry became the 15th member of the 300 win club.
During a 22-year baseball career Perry compiled 314 wins, 3,534 strikeouts, and a 3.11 earned run average.