Don Drysdale is one of the many legendary Dodgers pitchers of the past that have found their way to Cooperstown in the Hall of Fame. At the beginning of Drysdale’s career, he was paired with fellow Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax and the two men formed one most dominant duos in the history if the MLB. Drysdale debuted at 19-years-old in 1956 for the Brooklyn Dodgers and was named to his first All-Star team three years later in 1959. That season, Drysdale went 17-4 with a 3.46 ERA and 242 strikeouts. 1959 was the first season that Drysdale led the league in strikeouts and he also won his first World Series with the Dodgers against the Chicago White Sox.
Drysdale was a nine-time All-Start and led the league in strikeouts three times during his career. Drysdale’s career year came in 1962 when he won the Cy Young Award going 25-9 with a 2.83 ERA. His 232 strikeouts led the league and his 25 wins were a league-best as well. Drysdale won the World Series two more times, in 1963 and 1965, while spending his entire 14-year career with the Dodgers. Following his retirement, Los Angeles retired Drysdale’s No. 53 and he was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984 on his tenth time on the ballot.
Dodgers fans greatly appreciate the legacy of Don Drysdale as one of the better pitchers in the history of the franchise and they can now find deals on some great autographed collectibles. Drysdale’s signed memorabilia is sure to increase in value over time and will make for amazing additions to any Dodgers fans collections. Every piece of autographed Drysdale collectibles come 100% guaranteed authentic and will look great showcased in your home or office.
Collecting Don Drysdale Memorabilia