Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young winner Gaylord Perry dead at age 84 

December 2, 2022

By Ramya

How many times did Gaylord Perry get ejected? 

On August 23, he was ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox for doctoring the ball, and given a ten-day suspension. It was the second time Perry had been ejected in his entire career, and it was his first ejection for ball doctoring.

How old was Gaylord Perry? 

84 years (1938–2022)

Did Gaylord Perry win a World Series? 

Born in Williamston, North Carolina, in 1938, Perry spent most of five years in the minors before finally debuting with San Francisco in 1962, performing spot duty on a team that would go on to win the National League pennant (he did not pitch in the World Series).

Where is Gaylord Perry now? 

Where Is He Now? Gaylord Perry's retirement from baseball took the former pitcher and his family to Martin County, North Carolina.

How many wins did Gaylord Perry have? 

A five-time All-Star, Perry tallied 314 career victories in his 22-year career with eight teams and ranks sixth in MLB history with 5,350 innings pitched.

Where did Gaylord Perry live? 

Perry died at his home in Gaffney at about 5 a.m. Thursday, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said. He did not provide additional details. A statement from the Perry family said he "passed away peacefully at his home after a short illness

When did Gaylord Perry win his 300th game? 


But as the years pass and Gaylord Perry remains ensconced on baseball's leaderboard, the questions about the legality of Perry's pitches diminish. What is left are the numbers, like the 300th win Perry posted on May 6, 1982, as a member of the Seattle Mariners.