Three-time All-Star pitcher who received 214 video games during his 20-year profession. He developed his tossing arm while focusing on his family members plantation in Illinois. He received the National Little league Comeback Participant of the entire year Honor in 1985. His sibling Paul pitched in the main leagues for the Chicago Cubs. He completed third in Cy Youthful Honor balloting in 1977 behind champion and Hall of Popularity pitcher Steve Carlton.