A few facts and figures on Wakefield

• 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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