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Sanford "Sandy" Koufax (/ˈkoʊfæks/; born Sanford Braun; December 30, 1935) is a retired American baseball player. A left-handed pitcher, he played his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 to 1966. He retired at the peak of his career, and in 1972 became the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, aged 36 years and 20 days.Koufax's career peaked with a run of six outstanding seasons from 1961 to 1966, before arthritis in his left elbow ended his career prematurely at age 30. He was named the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1963. He also won the 1963, 1965, and 1966 Cy Young Awards by unanimous votes, making him the first 3-time Cy Young winner in baseball history and the only one to win 3 times when the award was for all of baseball, not just one league. In each of his Cy Young seasons, Koufax won the pitcher's triple crown by leading the NL in wins, strikeouts, and earned run average. Koufax's totals would also have led the American League in those seasons.Koufax was the first major leaguer to pitch four no-hitters (including the eighth perfect game in baseball history). Despite his comparatively short career, Koufax's 2,396 career strikeouts ranked 7th in history as of his retirement, trailing only Warren Spahn (2,583) among left-handers. Koufax and Nolan Ryan are the only two pitchers inducted into the Hall of Fame who had more strikeouts than innings pitched.Koufax is also remembered as one of the outstanding Jewish athletes in American sports. His decision not to pitch Game 1 of the 1965 World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur garnered national attention as an example of conflict between professional pressures and personal beliefs.

Full NameSandy Koufax
Net Worth$10 million
Date Of BirthDecember 30, 1935
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York, USA
Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
Weight95 kg
EducationColumbia University School of General Studies, Lafayette High School, Columbia University, University of Cincinnati
SpouseKimberly Francis, Anne Koufax
ParentsJack Braun, Evelyn Lichtenstein
AwardsNational League Most Valuable Player Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year, Cy Young Award
Star SignCapricorn
1Inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.
2Inducted into the University of Cincinnati James P. Kelly Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011.
3He was selected to pitch in the opening game of the 1965 World Series -- a singular honor for a pitcher -- but turned it down because it conflicted with Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday.
4After his perfect game in 1965 and until Cole Hamels's no-hitter in 2015, the Chicago Cubs managed to get at least one hit in every game.
5From 1962 to 1966 he led the National League in earned-run-average and shutouts and pitched four no-hitters (one a perfect game).
6Although he smoked, he would not allow his picture to be taken with a cigarette, not wanting to encourage young fans to take up the habit.
7He was born Sanford Braun, but used his stepfather's last name of Koufax.
8Made major league debut on 24 June 1955.
9Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1993.
10Inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.
11Uniform number 32 retired by the Dodgers.
12Retired after the 1966 season, not wanting to risk permanent damage to his elbow.
13Was diagnosed with arthritis in his pitching elbow in August of 1964. Took anti-inflammation drugs and cortisone shots and soaked his elbow in ice water after every game he pitched for the remainder of his career.
14Was sidelined for two months in 1962 with a circulatory blockage in his left index finger and still led the National League in earned run average.
15Pitched a perfect game against the Chicago Cubs on Septemver 9, 1965. Struck out 382 batters that season, a major league record that stood until 1973, when Nolan Ryan posted 383 strikeouts.
16First pitcher to win the Cy Young award by a unanimous vote (won it unanimously in 1963, 1965 and 1966).
17First pitcher to win the Cy Young award multiple times.
18At age 36, he was the youngest player ever elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.
19Won Major League Baseball's Cy Young Award for the best pitcher in professional baseball in 1963, 1965 and 1966.
20Was selected to play in Major League Baseball's All-Star game 1961-1966.
21Selected as the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1963.
22Played Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955-1966.
23Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.


Bourbon Street Beat1960TV SeriesDoorman
Colt .451960TV SeriesJohnny
77 Sunset Strip1960TV SeriesPoliceman
Shotgun Slade1959TV SeriesBen Cassidy


2015 MLB All-Star Game2015TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
Welcome to Dodgertown2015Documentary
Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story2010DocumentaryHimself
The Tim McCarver Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself
1985 MLB All-Star Game1985TV SpecialHimself - NL Honorary Captain
1972 World Series1972TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1972 American League Championship Series1972TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1972 National League Championship Series1972TV SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1971 World Series1971TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1971 National League Championship Series1971TV SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1971 American League Championship Series1971TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1970 World Series1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1970 National League Championship Series1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1970 American League Championship Series1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1969 World Series1969TV SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1969 American League Championship Series1969TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1969 National League Championship Series1969TV SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1968 World Series1968TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
1968 MLB All-Star Game1968TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
The Match Game1967TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
1967 MLB All-Star Game1967TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967TV SeriesHimself - Guest
1966 World Series1966TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher
1966 MLB All-Star Game1966TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
The Hollywood Palace1966TV SeriesHimself - Sketch Actor
1965 World Series1965TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher
1965 MLB All-Star Game1965TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher
The Bob Hope Show1963TV SeriesHimself
1963 World Series1963TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher
Mister Ed1963TV SeriesHimself
Dennis the Menace1962TV SeriesHimself
1961 MLB All-Star Game1961TV SpecialHimself - NL pitcher
Michael Shayne1961TV SeriesHimself
1959 World Series1959TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher

Archive Footage

Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History1992Video documentaryHimself

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