This superb pitcher started on the lousy fielding, poor hitting and last place Washington Senators. Camilo Pascual's pitching arsenal included a sharp breaking curve ball; which ranks as one of the best of all-time. Batters often remarked that Pascual curve ranked right up there with Sandy Koufax's.
In 1959, his record was 17-10 with an ERA of 2.64 and an OBA of .226. In 1960, Pascual went 12-8 for the lowly Senators. Camilo Pascual became an ever better baseball pitcher when the Washington Team moved to Minnesota. Pascual's pinpoint control helped him throw 5 shutouts in 1962 and with his 20-11 record; he was rated Pitcher of the Year in the AL.
Camilo Pascual continued his outstanding pitching in 1963 and was 21-9, pct .700 along with an ERA of 2.46.
Camilo Pascual led the American League in strikeouts for three years in a row. Twice he led the league in complete games and shutouts, and twice he fanned 15 batters in a single game.
In 1967, the Twins traded this top pitcher back to the Washington Senators.
Camilo Pascual's lifetime accomplishments include a 174-170 W -L; 529 games, including 400 games started, 132 completed and he hurled 36 shutouts. He pitched 36 shutouts, a career ERA of 3.63, strikeouts 2167, walks 1069 in a total of 2930 innings.
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