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Mike Moore (baseball)

Michael Wayne Moore (born November 26, 1959), is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Mike Moore
Born: (1959-11-26) November 26, 1959 (age 59)
Eakly, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 11, 1982, for the Seattle Mariners
Last MLB appearance
August 31, 1995, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record161–176
Earned run average4.39
Career highlights and awards

In college Moore pitched for Oral Roberts University, going 28-11 with an ERA of 2.64. The Seattle Mariners drafted him with the first pick overall in the 1981 MLB amateur draft.[1] During a 14-year baseball career, Moore pitched for the Mariners (1982–1988), Oakland Athletics (1989–1992) and the Detroit Tigers (1993–1995).

He made his Major League Baseball debut on April 11, 1982, and played his final game on August 31, 1995. His career concluded with a regular season win-loss record of 161-176 with a 4.39 earned run average, 79 complete games, and 16 shutouts in 450 games pitched (2,831.7 innings pitched). Moore was elected to the American League All-Star team in 1989 and finished third in the Cy Young Award voting.

Moore played for the Athletics in two World Series. He was a member of the A's team that swept the San Francisco Giants in the 1989 World Series, starting and winning two of the four games, and hitting a double as well. He was also on the A's team that lost to the Cincinnati Reds in the 1990 World Series. In 5 postseason series, Moore compiled a 3-2 won-loss record with a 3.29 earned run average.


  1. ^ Rosenblatt, Richard (June 8, 1981). "Mariners draft and sign Moore". United Press International.

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Preceded by
Darryl Strawberry
First overall pick in the MLB Entry Draft
Succeeded by
Shawon Dunston
Preceded by
Gaylord Perry
Opening Day starting pitcher
for the Seattle Mariners

1984, 1985, 1986
Succeeded by
Mark Langston