I didn't even have to read the answers below.
Kitty his own bad self, Jim Kaat.
He was the foremost Sox killer before Dave Stieb came along later. And then Kaat pitched for the Sox and had some of his best years.
One of the fastest workers ever, his games often took less than 2 hours.
The old Senators were bad for years, but right at the end they had great young players like Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew, Bob Allison, Camilo Pascual and others who formed the backbone of the Twins' 1965 World Series team in only their fourth year in Minnesota.
seasons w/ Sox. Johnny Sain was pitching coach then, and I recall him being credited for assisting in Kaat's resurgence.
Kaat is a great color man. I greatly enjoy when he and Costas are paired.
of the Padres. Both starters went the distance. 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Jim "Kitty" Kaat
I grew up a Twins fan and always thought he should be in the HOF based on the (yes, highly subjective) Gold Glove streak alone. 283 wins isn't anything to scoff at, either.
Only he and Nolan Ryan pitched in seven different presidential administrations. Only Tommy John and Nolan Ryan pitched in more seasons.