'Superchief' Allie Reynolds was a hard-throwing fast ball Yankee pitcher. He won 16 games in 1950 despite having two big knots on his elbow, about the size of a couple of tangerines - bone chips. In 1951, Reynolds became the first American League pitcher to throw two no-hitters in one season including a pennant clinching, at least a tie, for the AL pennant on Sept. 28 Vs the Boston Red Sox. Allie Reynolds came to the Yankees in a Oct. 1946 trade that sent all-star 2nd baseman, Joe Gordon to the Cleveland Indians. Reynolds won the Hickock Belt Award in 1951 as the top 'Professional Athletic of the Year'. In 1952, he won 20 games, with 6 saves and led the AL in both ERA 2.06 and shutouts with 6 and ended second in the MVP voting. Primarily a starter, Stengel often called on him for relief work.
Allie Reynolds who was one/quarter American Indian came on in relief in six World Series games and recorded either a win or save in each outings including the final WS games in 1950, 1952 and 1953. His World Series record of 7-2, an ERA of 2.79 ranks with the best of pitchers in the last 60 years. Allie Reynolds posted an outstanding lifetime pitching record of 182-107, a .630 pct, ERA 3.30 in 2492 innings. He led the league in strikeouts in 1943 & 1952 and was selected for the AL All-Star Game from 1949 thru 1954.
Allie Reynolds was as good as a pitcher as there was. Baseball Historian