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I wrote and read a version of this at the last Dan Quisenberry charity golf tournament many years ago: “There has never been a pitcher who made fewer mistakes than Dan Quisenberry.” – Bill James in The New Historical Baseball Abstract Dan Quisenberry got the first double play of his big-league career right away. He entered his first game on July 8, 1979. It was the seventh inning, Royals beating the White Sox 5-1, and Quiz's future teammate Jorge Orta was on second base. History has failed to record the exact pitch, but I would like to believe he got Lamar Johnston to hit into the 5-4-3 double play on the first pitch he ever threw in the majors.

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