Luis Tiant Speaker Profile
Retired Pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
Luis Tiant Biography
Luis Tiant was born November 23, 1940? in Marianao, Cuba and is a former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians (1964-1969), Minnesota Twins (1970), Boston Red Sox (1971-1978), New York Yankees (1979-80), Pittsburgh Pirates (1981) and California Angels (1982).
On, July 19, 1964, Tiant debuted with a four-single, 11 strikeouts, 3-0 shutout victory against the defending AL Champion New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. The losing pitcher was Whitey Ford. Tiant finished his rookie season with a 10-4 record, 105 strikeouts, and a 2.83 ERA in 19 games.
In his 19-season career, Tiant compiled a 229-172 record with 2416 strikeouts, a 3.30 ERA, 187 complete games, and 49 shutouts in 3486.1 innings. He was inducted to the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1997.
Tiant has fallen short the past few years on being selected to the Hall of Fame. Well known for his great pitching, charisma, and as an avid cigar smoker, he decided to launch his own line of cigars formulated and designed by him, being named after his nickname, El Tiante.
Tiant served as the head coach for the baseball team at the Savannah College of Art and Design from 1998-2001 where he posted a record of 55-97 with a .366 winning percentage.
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