November 4, 1952 |
|April 10, 1980, for the Minnesota Twins|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 30, 1987, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Earned run average||3.32|
|Career highlights and awards|
Douglas Mitchell Corbett (born November 4, 1952) is a former American professional baseball player who was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) for eight seasons during the 1980s. He played college baseball for the University of Florida, and thereafter, he played professionally for the Minnesota Twins, California Angels and Baltimore Orioles of MLB.
- Early years 1
- College career 2
- Professional career 3
- See also 4
- References 5
- External links 6
Corbett accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Dave Fuller's Florida Gators baseball team from 1971 to 1974. He was a recognized as a first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection as a pitcher in 1974. Corbett graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science in 1974, and was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great" in 1996.
In his rookie season with the Twins, Corbett saved twenty-three games and placed third in the Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year Award voting in the American League. The following year, he was elected to the American League All-Star team.
- Florida Gators
- List of Florida Gators baseball players
- List of Major League Baseball all-time saves leaders
- List of University of Florida alumni
- F Club, Hall of Fame, Gator Greats. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
- " UF Hall of Fame inductees," The Gainesville Sun, p. 2C (April 12, 1996). Retrieved July 23, 2011.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube