Ken Holtzman

Ken HoltzmanKen Holtzman

3-time World Series Champion (Oakland A's, 1972, 1973, 1974)


June 8, 1965:

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 4th round of the 1965 amateur draft.

November 29, 1971: 

Traded by the Cubs to the Oakland Athletics for Rick Monday.



Ken Holtzman is the first post 1900 Cubs pitcher to pitch 2 no-hitters.  Jake Arrieta joined him in 2016 as the 2nd Cubs pitcher to accomplish this.  

  • 8/19/1969  at Wrigley Field over Braves (3-0)
  • 6/3/1971 at Riverfront Stadium over Reds (1-0)


Birthday: November 3

2-time NL All-Star (1972, 1973)

Top Ten in various pitching categories

     5-time in Wins (1970, 1972-1975)

     3-time in Shutouts (1969, 1972-1973)

     1-time in ERA (1973)

     1-time in Strikeouts (1970)