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Don Drysdale (1936–1993)

Don Drysdale was born on July 23, 1936 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Donald Scott Drysdale. He was an actor, known for 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles (1979), 1978 MLB All-Star Game (1978) and 1986 MLB All-Star Game (1986). He was married to Ann Meyers and Ginger Drysdale. He died on July 3, 1993 in Montréal, ... See full bio »

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 1992 You Must Remember This (TV Movie)
Baseball Announcer (voice)
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Don Drysdale
- The Two-Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Fast Ball (1981) ... Don Drysdale
 1980 Gypsy Angels
Air Race Announcer
 1970 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Don Drysdale
- The Dropout (1970) ... Don Drysdale
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Art Gilroy
- The Spitball Kid (1969) ... Art Gilroy
 1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
the Umpire
- The Big Game (1969) ... the Umpire
 1968 Cowboy in Africa (TV Series)
- Search and Destroy (1968) ... Fairchild
 1962-1964 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Don Drysdale
- Play Ball (1964) ... Don Drysdale
- My Son the Catcher (1964) ... Don Drysdale
- All Those Dreams (1963) ... Don Drysdale
- The Man in the Mask (1962) ... Don Drysdale
 1963 Our Man Higgins (TV Series)
Don Drysdale
- Who's on First? (1963) ... Don Drysdale
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
- Flashing Spikes (1962) ... Gomer
 1962 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Don Drysdale
- Long Distance Call (1962) ... Don Drysdale
 1962 Experiment in Terror
Don Drysdale - Dodger Pitcher (uncredited)
 1962 The Rifleman (TV Series)
- Skull (1962) ... Warren
 1961 The Last Time I Saw Archie
Soldier in E-Club (as Don Drysdale Los Angeles Dodgers)
 1960 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Eddie Cano
- Millionaire Larry Maxwell (1960) ... Eddie Cano
 1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Roy Grant
- The Hardcase (1960) ... Roy Grant
 1957 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Dodger Pitcher
- Freddie and the Brooklyn Dodgers (1957) ... Dodger Pitcher
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Don Drysdale Los Angeles Dodgers


6' 6" (1.98 m)

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"Why use four pitches to put someone on base intentionally when I can do it with one?" (when asked why he hit a batter with a pitch instead of walking him intentionally)


Held the record for consecutive 200-strikeout seasons with six, until Tom Seaver broke it with his seventh consecutive such season in 1974. See more »


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