Autographed Fleer 1992 BB Card
Charles Nagy, 23-year-old, debuted with the Cleveland Indians on June 29, 1990 and lost to former Olympic teammate Jim Abbott and the Cal Angels. Nagy made eight starts and posted a 2-4 record. In his first full season, 1991, he led the team with 10 wins (15 losses) for a Cleveland team who had the worst record in the major leagues, 57-105.
In 1992 Charles Nagy was the only Indians pitcher to win 10 games. He fashioned a resounding 17-10 record, and finished seventh in the entire American League in earned run average, 2.96. The hard-throwing Charles Nagy pitched a hitless inning for the AL in the All-Star game, and, got a single, the first AL pitcher since Ken McBride did in the 1963 All-Star Game. For the season Nagy finished second in the league to Roger Clemens of the Red Sox in strikeouts-to-walks ratio, 169 Ks to 57 walks.
In 1995 his 16-6 record played a big role in Cleveland reaching the World Series. Charles Nagy followed that with a 17-5 record in 1996. A popular player in Cleveland he pitched 14 seasons in the majors, the first 13 were with the Indians.