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Date of Birth 18 April 1942Canaan, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameStephen Robert Blass
Height 6' (1.83 m)

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Steve Blass was born on April 18, 1942 in Canaan, Connecticut, USA as Stephen Robert Blass. He is an actor, known for Abduction (2011), 1972 MLB All-Star Game (1972) and ESPN SportsCentury (1999).

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Pitcher for Pittsburgh Pirates (1964 and 1966-1974).
Member of 1970-1972 and 1974 National League Eastern Division Champion Pittsburgh Pirates teams. Member of 1971 World Series Champion Pittsburgh Pirates team.
Named to 1972 National League All Star Team.
Finished 22nd in voting for 1968 National League MVP for leading League in Win-Loss Percentage (.750) and having 18-6 record, 33 Games, 31 Games Started, 12 Complete Games, 7 Shutouts, 3 Games Finished, 220.3 Innings Pitched, 191 Hits Allowed, 64 Runs Allowed, 52 Earned Runs Allowed, 13 Home Runs Allowed, 57 Walks, 132 Strikeouts, 7 Wild Pitches and 2.12 ERA.
Finished 18th in voting for National League MVP and 2nd in voting for Cy Young Award (to Steve Carlton) in 1972 for having 19-8 record, 33 Games, 32 Games Started, 11 Complete Games, 2 Shutouts, 249.7 Innings Pitched, 227 Hits Allowed, 80 Runs Allowed, 69 Earned Runs Allowed, 18 Home Runs Allowed, 84 Walks, 117 Strikeouts, 6 Wild Pitches and 2.49 ERA.
Led National League in Shutouts (5) in 1971.
Led National League in Hit Batsmen (12) in 1973.
Graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village Connecticut

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