|Born: October 13, 1950|
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|August 3, 1973|
for the Boston Red Sox
|July 18, 1978|
for the Seattle Mariners
|ERA||5. In Baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the Pitcher's mound toward the Catcher to begin each play with the goal of Events 54 - Nero ascends to the Roman throne 409 - Vandals and Alans crossed the Pyrenees Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 8 - Roman Empire General Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Events 390 BC - Roman - Gaulish Wars Battle of the Allia - a Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar) The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington, United States. An era is a commonly used word for long period of time When used in science for example geology eras denote clearly defined periods of time of arbitrary but well defined 05|
|Career highlights and awards|
Richard Henry Pole (b. In Baseball or Softball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by SO or K) occurs when a batter receives three strikes The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Oakland Athletics over New York Mets (4-3 Reggie Jackson, Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds over New York Yankees (4-0 Johnny Bench, MVP The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington, United States. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: New York Yankees over Los Angeles Dodgers (4-2 Reggie Jackson, Champions Major League Baseball World Series: New York Yankees over Los Angeles Dodgers (4-2 Bucky Dent, MVP The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington, United States. October 13, 1950 in Trout Creek, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball player and the current Cincinnati Reds pitching coach. Events 54 - Nero ascends to the Roman throne 409 - Vandals and Alans crossed the Pyrenees Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Interior Township is a Civil township of Ontonagon County in the U Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA A right-handed pitcher, Pole was 6'3" tall and weighed 210 pounds during his playing career. In Baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the Pitcher's mound toward the Catcher to begin each play with the goal of
After attending Northern Michigan University, Pole signed with the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent. Northern Michigan University is a four-year Public university established in 1899 located in Marquette, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. He quickly developed into a top pitching prospect. With Class AAA Pawtucket in 1973, his 2. 03 Earned Run Average and 158 strikeouts led the International League. In Baseball statistics, earned run average ( ERA) is the Mean of Earned runs given up by a Pitcher per nine Innings pitched The International League ( IL) is a Minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States. That same year, he pitched a no-hitter against Peninsula. In Baseball, a no-hitter (also known as a no-hit game, or colloquially a no-no) refers to a game in which one of the teams prevented the other from getting 
Pole made his major league debut on August 3, 1973, starting the second game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles. Events 8 - Roman Empire General Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. Doubleheader is the term used to describe two Baseball games played between the same two teams on the same day The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. He surrendered six runs in 3 2/3 innings pitched and received the loss, as the Orioles won 8-2.  He remained with the team, and spent the next four seasons moving between the rotation and the bullpen for the Red Sox.
Pole's career was nearly ended by an injury during a game against the Orioles on June 30, 1975, when a line drive by Tony Muser struck him in the face. Events 350 - Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed by troops of the Usurper Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In Baseball, a line drive is a type of Batted ball, sharply hit and on (or slightly above a level Trajectory. Tony Muser (ˈmjuːzɚ born August 1, 1947) is currently the manager for the Peoria Padres, the rookie level team in the San Diego Padres farm The ball had been hit so hard that it bounced into foul territory near third base, scoring two runs on the play. Pole sustained a broken jaw and damage to the retina of his right eye. The vertebrate retina is a light sensitive part inside the inner layer of the Eye. The damaged eye never fully recovered, and he ultimately lost 90 percent of the vision in that eye.  Pole recovered from his injuries in time to pitch in the 1975 World Series, walking the only two batters he faced in a 6-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in Game 5. The 1975 World Series was between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. A base on balls ( BB) is credited to a batter and against a pitcher in Baseball statistics when a batter receives four pitches that the umpire The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA The Red Sox ultimately lost the series in seven games.
At the end of the 1976 season, Pole became one of the inaugural members of the Seattle Mariners franchise, as they selected him from the Red Sox with the seventh pick in the 1976 expansion draft. The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington, United States. An expansion draft, in professional Sports, occurs when a sports league decides to create one or more new Expansion teams or franchises This occurs mainly Pole spent 1977 and 1978 with the Mariners, but his performance was not up to the standard he had set in Boston, possibly due to effects from the injury. His most memorable moment with Seattle came on August 5, 1977, when he surrendered Reggie Jackson's 300th career home run. Events 642 - Battle of Maserfield - Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Bernicia. Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Reginald Martinez Jackson (born May 18 1946) nicknamed " Mr On March 24, 1979, Pole was released. Events 1401 - Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus. 1603 - James VI of Scotland Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar)
Pole ended his time in the majors with 25 wins, 37 losses, one save, and a 5. In Baseball, a save (abbreviated SV or S) is credited to a Pitcher who finishes a game for the winning team under certain prescribed circumstances 05 ERA in 122 games pitched and 531 innings. After the end of his major league career, he continued to play professionally in Mexico. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America.
Pole began his coaching career in the Cubs' minor league system in 1983, and joined their major league coaching staff in 1988, working as pitching coach for Don Zimmer. In Baseball, a number of coaches assist in the smooth functioning of a team Donald William Zimmer (born January 17, 1931 in Cincinnati Ohio) is a former Infielder, manager, and a coach in Major League Pole remained in that capacity through 1991, during which time he oversaw the development of Greg Maddux. Gregory Alan Maddux (born April 14, 1966 in San Angelo Texas) is a Pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Maddux credits Pole as a major influence, and a significant contributor to his success. In a 2005 interview, he said, "I remember when Dick Pole told me one day, ‘Why don’t you stop trying to strike guys out? Just try to get them out, and you’ll probably strike out just as many guys, if not more. He was right. I’ve always tried with two strikes just to make a pitch and get the guy out. You get a lot of strikeouts just on accident. "
Pole returned to his roots as pitching coach for the Pawtucket Red Sox in 1992, then spent 1993-1997 on the coaching staff of the San Francisco Giants, under Dusty Baker. The Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the Minor league baseball Triple-A affiliates of the Boston Red Sox and belong to The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in, that currently play in the National League West Division. Johnnie B "Dusty" Baker Jr (born June 15 1949 in Riverside California) is a former Outfielder in Major League Baseball Pole next worked as bullpen coach for Boston in 1998. In Baseball, a number of coaches assist in the smooth functioning of a team After that, he was pitching coach for the Anaheim Angels in 1999, for the Cleveland Indians from 2000-2001, and for the Montreal Expos in 2002. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are a professional baseball team based in Anaheim, California. The Cleveland Indians are a professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Franchise history Creation of the franchise In 1960 Montreal lost its International League team the Montreal Royals (an affiliate of He re-joined the coaching staff of the Cubs in 2003. He is currently the pitching coach for the Cincinnati Reds, taking the job in early November 2006.
Pole's nephew Hank Pole pitched professionally in the Expos' system in 2002.
|Anaheim Angels Pitching Coach|
|Chicago Cubs Bench Coach|
|Cincinnati Reds Pitching Coach|