He also had a problem with control as well, especially early in his career.
Aside from having 240 wild pitches in his career, he also hit 277 batters, easily the most of all time.
Clemens was known for his fierce competitive nature and hard-throwing pitching style, which he used to intimidate batters.
That, combined with 1,570 walks, made for a very erratic pitcher.
Unlike others on this part of the list, Marichal rarely hit batters or threw wild pitches; he didn't need to, as he had pristine control of his pitches.
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An 11-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, he won seven Cy Young Awards during his career, more than any pitcher in history.
3 I have heard what the talkers were talking, the talk of the beginning and the end, But I do not talk of the beginning or the end.
There was never any more inception than there is now, Nor any more youth or age than there is now, And will never be any more perfection than there is now, Nor any more heaven or hell than there is now.As a result of his abilities with the Giants, he was quickly inducted into the Hall of Fame after retirement.His intimidation of batters came with his delivery style, involving a high kick, and his windups were so full that it could make a batter nervous.Seigh Kwa likes to say "I don't know, but the Pirates are playing so shut up and sit down so I can see the TV!But the truth is, we're not really sure what "badass" is either, except that we know it when we see it.In fact, he may be underrated as a feared pitcher, having been a contemporary of two that are much higher on the list.