Talbot pitched from 1963 to 1970 with the Chicago White Sox, the
Kansas City/Oakland A’s, the New York Yankees and the Seattle
Pilots. He finished his career
with a record of 38-56 with an ERA of 4.12 ERA.
Talbot is best remembered for his half season with the Pilots
where he became a central character in Jim Bouton’s Ball
I leave you with Bouton telling a story of
how he and the Pilots bullpen sent Talbot a fake telegram after
Talbot hit a grand slam which won a fan $25,000.
About the Author
Aaron Goldstein writes from Boston, Massachusetts.
The American Spectator Foundation is the 501(c)(3)
organization responsible for publishing The American Spectator
magazine and training aspiring journalists who espouse traditional
American values. Your contributions are tax deductible to the extent
permitted by law. Each donor receives a year-end summary of their giving
for tax purposes.
The American Spectator. All