Fergie Jenkins Biography

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Canadian-born professional baseball player Fergie Jenkins was one of the premier pitchers in the game in the late 1960s and early 1970s.


Fergie Jenkins was born December 13, 1943, in Chatham, Canada. In the early 1960s, he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. He was acquired by the Chicago Cubs in 1966. From 1974 to 1981 Jenkins pitched for the Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox, compiling a record of 115 wins and 93 losses. In 1982 he returned to the Cubs, where he pitched for two more years before retiring.


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