Bullet Bob Turley, 6ft 2 inches, 215 lbs, was traded to the Yankees in the winter of 1954 from the Baltimore Orioles. In 1954, he led all AL hurlers in strikeouts and was the main man in a 18 player trade. In 1955, his first full season in a Yankee pinstripe, Turley, with his' mid-90 mph fastball went 17-13, a 3.06 ERA. The next two seasons he battled arm stiffness but did managed to go 13-7 in 1957.
Bob Turley's fastball was humming for Casey Stengel in 1958, he won the Cy Young Award by going 21-7, .750 pct, 168 K's, he started 31 games, completed 19 and hurled 6 shutouts. Bob Turley pitched in 5 different World Series with the Yankees from 1955-1962. His WS record: 53 innings, 4-3 record, 3.19 ERA. "Bullet Bob" Turley career: 101-85, 24 shutouts, 3.64 ERA, 1265 strikeouts in 1713 innings. baseballhistorian.com