Originally Posted by Mutaman
I remember watching Koufax strike out 15 in the first game of the 63 series in that "extreme pitchers park", Yankee Stadium . With the possible exception of Goose Gossage, I've never seen a pitcher throw faster and with so much movement on his pitch. And he did it for nine innings. Maris never had a chance, and he knew it.
96 PF in 63 after 4 straight years of PF's in the 80. A LH makes Yankee Stadium even a better pitchers park.
BTW Maris was .218/.307/.390 lifetime against LH's, not figuring out Koufax came with his game.