#35 MIKE MUSSINA
Full Name: Michael Cole Mussina
Birthplace: Williamsport, PA
time All-Star (’92-’97, ’99)
Gold Gloves (’04, ’01, ’98-’96)
Player of the Week (8/11-17/2003)
by Orioles scout Ed Sprague...earned a degree in economics from Stanford University in December '90...finished in only 3 1/2
years...signed a national letter of intent to attend Stanford, but O's picked him in the 11th round of the June '87 draft
anyway...he did not sign...purchases game tickets for local youth charity organizations; he calls his group the "Mooseketeers"...since
1997, he has worked with the College Bound Foundation and Lycoming County (PA) Chapter for the American Red Cross...in '98,
Mike read a PSA for Junior achievement...was the Orioles/Baltimore Sun Summer Reading spokesperson and supported the Baltimore
County "Reading Makes Cents" program.
2005 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Was 13-8 with
a 4.41 ERA in 30 starts. The Yankees were 17-13 in games he started. ... His 153 wins over the last 10 seasons (1996-2005)
are sixth most in the Majors during that span. ... In five seasons with the Yankees is 77-46 with a 3.86 ERA in 155 starts.
Owns a .626 winning percentage as a Yankee, ranking 15th on the franchise's all-time list (minimum 100 decisions). ... Is
only the 20th pitcher in Major-League history to win 10 or more games in at least 14 consecutive seasons (Greg Maddux is the
only active pitcher with a longer such streak at 18 straight). ... On 5/2 at Tampa Bay, recorded his 13th career victory vs.
Devil Rays, the most by any pitcher against the team. ... Tossed a four-hit, complete-game shutout on 5/7 vs. Oakland, the
22nd shutout of his career. ... Has now won at least nine games before the All-Star break 12 times in his career, tying Steve
Carlton for the most such seasons since the inception of the All-Star Game in 1933. ... Became the 34th pitcher in American-League
history to compile 3,000 innings pitched. ... Did not pitch from 8/30-9/21 with inflammation of his right elbow (missed 21