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Dean, Dizzy Explained

Dean, Dizzy at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

U.S. baseball pitcher. Born in Lucas, Ark., he did not finish elementary school. He joined the St. Louis Cardinals in 1932, and in five seasons with them led the National League four times in complete games and four times in strikeouts. In 1937 he teamed with his brother Paul (nicknamed "Daffy") to pitch the Cardinals to a World Series victory; he won 30 games and lost seven that year, and remains the last 30-game winner in the National League. He developed arm trouble the same year and never fully regained his form. He ended his career with the Chicago Cubs after being traded for the 1938 season. He was known for his colorful personality, which, after his retirement at age 30, served him well as a broadcaster.