My Boyhood Sports Icons Are Dying: Ken Holtzman

Ken Holtzman

Ken Holtzman was a left-handed starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs beginning in 1965. Holtzman pitched two no-hitters with the Cubs, and later played on the Oakland Athletics’ teams that won three consecutive World Series championships between 1972 and 1974. Holtzman won 20 games for the A’s in 1973.

RIP Ken Holtzman

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