Carl Erskine spent his entire 12 year Major League career with the Dodgers. He was a 20 game winner in 1953 and an All-Star in 1954.
In Game 3 of the 1953 World Series, Carl struck out 14 New York Yankees, a World Series record. Sandy Koufax broke Carl's record in 1963 and in 1968, Bob Gibson broke Koufax's record.
In the 1950's, there were seven no-hitters thrown in the National League. Carl Erskine threw two of those seven.
The Brooklyn Dodgers won five Pennants and a World Championship (1955) during Carl's tenure there.
In his post-playing days, Carl coached baseball at Anderson College for 12 years and he was President of Star Financial Bank.
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