Catching Distinguished Pitchers
Vida Blue's Battery Mates
Vida Blue pitched for Oakland (AL) 1969-1977; San Francisco (NL) 1978-1981, 1985-1986; and Kansas City (AL) 1982-1983. He pitched in 502 games, made 473 starts, had 143 complete games and pitched 37 shutouts. Four of Blue's shutouts were with more than one catcher.
** Indicates 2 Shutouts were NO-HITTERs
(9/21/1970 OAK vs MIN 6-0) and (9/28/1975 OAK vs CAL 5-0)
Source: Walt Wilson, Member of SABR (Society for American Baseball Research)
Coordinator: Lyle Spatz, Chairman SABR's Records Committee
Webpages by: Chuck Rosciam, Member of SABR