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A few facts and figures on Wakefield

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  February 17, 2012 11:21 PM

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The last home run allowed by Tim Wakefield was by Jorge Posada. It also was the last home run Posada hit. Now they're retired.

Wakefield gave up 401 career home runs, the first to Robby Thompson in 1992. Thompson has been retired for 15 years.

Wakefield faced 13 Hall of Famers in his time including Gary Carter.

With Wakefield retired and Javier Vazquez also apparently retired, the active strikeout leader is CC Sabathia with 2,017.

Wakefield played in 41 major league stadiums during his career.

How long was Wakefield around? He faced Cecil Fielder 30 times and Prince Fielder 6 times

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