- Combined with younger
brother Paul "Daffy" Dean to personally win all four games for the Cardinals
in the 1934 World Series (two wins apiece).
- Elected to Hall of
Fame in 1953.
- Twice led the National
league in shutouts (1932 & 1934).
- Had an astounding
.811 winning percentage in 1934 (30-7).
- Led the National League
for four consecutive years in both complete games (1933-1936) and strikeouts
- Four-time 20-game
winner who finished with 150 career wins and 30 career saves. Dean was
the last pitcher to win 30 games until 1968.
- Announced radio and
television baseball broadcasts for both CBS and NBC in the 1940's and 1950's.
- MVP in 1934