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Eddie Lopat was traded to the New York Yankees in February of 1948 by the Chicago White Sox. Lopat frustrated hitters with his pitching arsenal of slow breaking curve balls and averaged 16 wins per/yr from 1949-1953, including winning 21 games in 1951 and in the World Series, Lopat won two complete games by beating the Giants 3-1 and 13-1.
In 1953, Eddie Lopat led the AL in ERA - 2.42 as he went 16-4. He helped the Yankees in World Series' play by pitching in 5 WS, 52 innings, and won 4 games while losing only one. His WS ERA was a good 2.60. Eddie Lopat pitched in the majors with the White Sox 1944-47, Yankees 1948-53 and Orioles 1954-55. His career stats include a 166-121 record, 3.21 ERA in 2439 innings.