Joel Horlen won more than ten games over seven seasons and led the American League in winning percentage in 1967!
Did you know that Joel Horlen
attended Oklahoma State University and helped them win a National Championship? While at school, a scout for the White Sox named Ted Lyons
watched then recommended Horlen
. The Sox agreed and gave Horlen
a $50,000 signing bonus in 1959!
Joel Horlen's gem had no-hits and no base on balls. One error by a teammate and a hit batter prevented the perfect game. Review the box score to see all the details!