Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Steve Dalkowski - The Real Nuke LaLoosh

Steve Dalkowski, the fastest pitcher in baseball history, and the wildest, spent the 1957 season with the Kingsport Orioles.

Dalkowski was profiled in the Sunday July 19, 2009 New York Times and he mentions Kingsport.

Here's the story Dalkowski referred to in Sunday's New York Times:










An end of the 1957 season wrap up:




This story is from 1960:


Steve Dalkowski pitched in Kingsport his first season in the minors, when his control was really terrible.

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