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Doyle Alexander

Doyle Alexander

I am sure if you place professional baseball you would not want to be known as trade bait. Unfortunately, Doyle Alexander was known more as that than as a pitcher.

Now maybe that isn’t exactly fair but Alexander is known to have been successful and well traveled. He recorded victories against every team when there were just 26 clubs in the majors. He played for nine different teams. He pitched for 19 years so he clearly had what it takes physically. Doyle had a record of 194-174. He also seemed to get better as he got older.

Doyle pitched for the Braves in 1980 and 1986 to 1987. He was born in Cordova, Alabama on September 4, 1950. He was tall at 6-3.

His best years were 1984 and 1985. He had back-to-back 17 victory seasons for our friends in Toronto. He was notable in that he led the AL in winning percentage with .739.