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Denny McLain
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Baseball Player
    (March 29, 1944- )
    Pitched for Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, Washington Senators, Oakland Athletics
    Winner of 1968 & 1969 Cy Young Awards
    Won 1968 World Series with Detroit
    His Tigers manager, Charlie Dressen, taught him to handicap horses, and caused a gambling addiction.
    He drank a 24-pack of Pepsi before each game.
    He stopped going to workouts in 1969 to show his displeasure for a pitching coach being fired.
    He was suspended for much of the 1970 season for bookmaking activities.
    He got suspended in 1970 for dumping ice water on reporters and waving a gun in a Chicago restaurant.
    He declared bankruptcy in 1970, despite being one of the most highest paid players in baseball.
    His career fizzled up in just a year.
    In 1971, he lead the American League in losses, despite leading in wins just 2 years earlier.
    He played for 3 teams in his last 2 years (1971-72).
    He recorded a cocktail album in 1969.
    He played keyboards in a Detroit bar where Leon Spinks was a greeter.
    He became a partner in a Mafia-backed financial services company in the mid 1980s.
    He spent 27 months in prison in the 1980s for various racketeering charges involving gambling and cocaine.
    He bought a meat-processing company in 1994 and looted their pension fund of $12.5 Million.
    In 1996, he was sentenced to eight years in prison for conspiracy, theft, money laundering and mail fraud.
    He is the last Major League pitcher to win 30 games in a season (1968, 31-6).
    He is an accomplished organ player.
    He was let out of his prison term in the 1980's because he was given an unfair trial.

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