Dan Quisenberry was born in Santa Monica, California on this day in 1953. He broke with the KC Royals in 1979 and became one of the best right handed closers in the game.
Dan led the AL in saves 5 times and played in the 1980 and 1985 World Series. He saved 238 games with a 2.55 ERA during his time in Kansas City.
He died in 1998 from a brain tumor. He had a great sinker and saved many games by forcing hitters to hit into double plays.
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