Dave Rozema

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David Scott Rozema [rose'-muh] (born August 5, 1956) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1977 through 1986 for the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers.wikipedia
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Grand Rapids Community College

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He then played for Grand Rapids Community College in 1974 and was drafted in January 1975 by the Detroit Tigers.

1984 Detroit Tigers season

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In addition, he played on the 1984 Tigers team that won the World Series.

London Majors

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In the early 1990s, Rozema pitched for the St. Petersburg Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association, and with the London Majors of the Intercounty Baseball League based in London, Ontario, Canada.
After pitcher Dave Rozema retired from Major League Baseball (Detroit Tigers, 1977–84, and Texas Rangers, 1985–86) on April 30, 1986, he pitched for the London Majors in the early 1990s.

St. Petersburg Pelicans

In the early 1990s, Rozema pitched for the St. Petersburg Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association, and with the London Majors of the Intercounty Baseball League based in London, Ontario, Canada.

Kirk Gibson

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On December 22, 1985, Rozema and his former teammate Kirk Gibson married sisters, JoAnn and Sandy Sklarski in a double ceremony at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.
Gibson married JoAnn Sklarski on December 22, 1985, in a double ceremony where Tiger pitcher Dave Rozema married JoAnn's sister Sandy.

Intercounty Baseball League

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In the early 1990s, Rozema pitched for the St. Petersburg Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association, and with the London Majors of the Intercounty Baseball League based in London, Ontario, Canada.

Pitcher

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David Scott Rozema [rose'-muh] (born August 5, 1956) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1977 through 1986 for the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers.

Major League Baseball

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David Scott Rozema [rose'-muh] (born August 5, 1956) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1977 through 1986 for the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers.

Detroit Tigers

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David Scott Rozema [rose'-muh] (born August 5, 1956) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1977 through 1986 for the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers.

Texas Rangers (baseball)

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David Scott Rozema [rose'-muh] (born August 5, 1956) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1977 through 1986 for the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers.

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Listed at 6' 4", 185 lb., Rozema batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

San Francisco Giants

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'Rosey', as he was nicknamed, was originally selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 22nd round of the 1974 MLB Draft, but he decided to stay at school.

1974 Major League Baseball draft

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'Rosey', as he was nicknamed, was originally selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 22nd round of the 1974 MLB Draft, but he decided to stay at school.

Montgomery Rebels

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In 1976, Rozema played for the Montgomery Rebels in the Tigers' farm system and led the Southern League pitchers with a 1.57 earned run average.

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In 1976, Rozema played for the Montgomery Rebels in the Tigers' farm system and led the Southern League pitchers with a 1.57 earned run average.

Earned run average

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In 1976, Rozema played for the Montgomery Rebels in the Tigers' farm system and led the Southern League pitchers with a 1.57 earned run average.

Shutout

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On April 21, he shut out the Boston Red Sox, 8–0, for his first major league win.

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On April 21, he shut out the Boston Red Sox, 8–0, for his first major league win.

Cy Young Award

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He finished his rookie season with a 15-7 record and a 3.09 ERA, ending eighth in the voting for the American League Cy Young Award, while ranking third in the league in winning percentage (.682), fifth in adjusted ERA+ (138), sixth in strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.71) and eight in complete games (16).

Winning percentage

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He finished his rookie season with a 15-7 record and a 3.09 ERA, ending eighth in the voting for the American League Cy Young Award, while ranking third in the league in winning percentage (.682), fifth in adjusted ERA+ (138), sixth in strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.71) and eight in complete games (16).

Adjusted ERA+

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He finished his rookie season with a 15-7 record and a 3.09 ERA, ending eighth in the voting for the American League Cy Young Award, while ranking third in the league in winning percentage (.682), fifth in adjusted ERA+ (138), sixth in strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.71) and eight in complete games (16).

Strikeout-to-walk ratio

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He finished his rookie season with a 15-7 record and a 3.09 ERA, ending eighth in the voting for the American League Cy Young Award, while ranking third in the league in winning percentage (.682), fifth in adjusted ERA+ (138), sixth in strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.71) and eight in complete games (16).

Complete game

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He finished his rookie season with a 15-7 record and a 3.09 ERA, ending eighth in the voting for the American League Cy Young Award, while ranking third in the league in winning percentage (.682), fifth in adjusted ERA+ (138), sixth in strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.71) and eight in complete games (16).

Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year Award

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That season, Rozema finished fourth in the Rookie of the Year voting behind Baltimore Orioles' Eddie Murray, being selected by The Sporting News as the Rookie Pitcher of the Year.

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That season, Rozema finished fourth in the Rookie of the Year voting behind Baltimore Orioles' Eddie Murray, being selected by The Sporting News as the Rookie Pitcher of the Year.