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Sandy Koufax Net Worth

Sandy Koufax Net Worth is
$10 Million

Sandy Koufax Biography

In 1979, Sandy Koufax started to are a pitching trainer of the Dodgers small league group. Sandy Koufax started his enthusiasm playing for baseball when he became a member of a local youth little league, Ice Cream Little league.


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameSandy Koufax
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 30, 1935
Height1.88 m
Weight95 kg
ProfessionActor, Baseball player
EducationColumbia University School of General Studies, Lafayette High School, Columbia University, University of Cincinnati
NationalityAmerican
SpouseKimberly Francis, Anne Koufax
ParentsJack Braun, Evelyn Lichtenstein
AwardsNational League Most Valuable Player Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year, Cy Young Award


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 He was selected to pitch in the opening game of the 1965 World Series -- a singular honor for a pitcher -- but turned it down because it conflicted with Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday.
2 After his perfect game in 1965 and until Cole Hamels's no-hitter in 2015, the Chicago Cubs managed to get at least one hit in every game.
3 From 1962 to 1966 he led the National League in earned-run-average and shutouts and pitched four no-hitters (one a perfect game).
4 Although he smoked, he would not allow his picture to be taken with a cigarette, not wanting to encourage young fans to take up the habit.
5 He was born Sanford Braun, but used his stepfather's last name of Koufax.
6 Made major league debut on 24 June 1955.
7 Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1993.
8 Inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.
9 Uniform number 32 retired by the Dodgers.
10 Retired after the 1966 season, not wanting to risk permanent damage to his elbow.
11 Was diagnosed with arthritis in his pitching elbow in August of 1964. Took anti-inflammation drugs and cortisone shots and soaked his elbow in ice water after every game he pitched for the remainder of his career.
12 Was sidelined for two months in 1962 with a circulatory blockage in his left index finger and still led the National League in earned run average.
13 Pitched a perfect game against the Chicago Cubs on Septemver 9, 1965. Struck out 382 batters that season, a major league record that stood until 1973, when Nolan Ryan posted 383 strikeouts.
14 First pitcher to win the Cy Young award by a unanimous vote (won it unanimously in 1963, 1965 and 1966).
15 First pitcher to win the Cy Young award multiple times.
16 At age 36, he was the youngest player ever elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.
17 Won Major League Baseball's Cy Young Award for the best pitcher in professional baseball in 1963, 1965 and 1966.
18 Was selected to play in Major League Baseball's All-Star game 1961-1966.
19 Selected as the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1963.
20 Played Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955-1966.
21 Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.


Pictures



Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bourbon Street Beat 1960 TV Series Doorman
Colt .45 1960 TV Series Johnny
77 Sunset Strip 1960 TV Series Policeman
Shotgun Slade 1959 TV Series Ben Cassidy

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2015 MLB All-Star Game 2015 TV Special Himself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
Welcome to Dodgertown 2015 Documentary
Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story 2010 Documentary Himself
The Tim McCarver Show 2003 TV Series Himself - Guest
ESPN SportsCentury 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
1985 MLB All-Star Game 1985 TV Special Himself - NL Honorary Captain
1972 World Series 1972 TV Mini-Series Himself - Pregame Analyst
1972 American League Championship Series 1972 TV Mini-Series Himself - Color Commentator
1972 National League Championship Series 1972 TV Series Himself - Color Commentator
1971 World Series 1971 TV Mini-Series Himself - Pregame Analyst
1971 National League Championship Series 1971 TV Series Himself - Color Commentator
1971 American League Championship Series 1971 TV Mini-Series Himself - Color Commentator
1970 World Series 1970 TV Mini-Series Himself - Pregame Analyst
1970 National League Championship Series 1970 TV Mini-Series Himself - Color Commentator
1970 American League Championship Series 1970 TV Mini-Series Himself - Color Commentator
1969 World Series 1969 TV Series Himself - Pregame Analyst
1969 American League Championship Series 1969 TV Mini-Series Himself - Color Commentator
1969 National League Championship Series 1969 TV Series Himself - Color Commentator
1968 World Series 1968 TV Mini-Series Himself - Pregame Analyst
1968 MLB All-Star Game 1968 TV Special Himself - Color Commentator
The Match Game 1967 TV Series Himself - Team Captain
1967 MLB All-Star Game 1967 TV Special Himself - Color Commentator
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1967 TV Series Himself - Guest
1966 World Series 1966 TV Mini-Series Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher
1966 MLB All-Star Game 1966 TV Special Himself - NL Pitcher
The Hollywood Palace 1966 TV Series Himself - Sketch Actor
1965 World Series 1965 TV Mini-Series Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher
1965 MLB All-Star Game 1965 TV Special Himself - NL Pitcher
The Bob Hope Show 1963 TV Series Himself
1963 World Series 1963 TV Mini-Series Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher
Mister Ed 1963 TV Series Himself
Dennis the Menace 1962 TV Series Himself
1961 MLB All-Star Game 1961 TV Special Himself - NL pitcher
Michael Shayne 1961 TV Series Himself
1959 World Series 1959 TV Mini-Series Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 9 2009-2011 TV Series Himself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
100 Years of the World Series 2003 Video documentary Himself
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History 1992 Video documentary Himself
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