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Koufax holiday record

World Series games played on Sukkot/Shemini Atzeret

Secular date

Team

H/A

holiday

D/N

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

D

ERA

Note

10/11/65

Minn

home

Sukkot 1

day

9

4

0

0

1

10

W

0.00

 

10/6/66

Balt

home

Shemini

day

6

6

4

1

2

2

L

1.50

 
 

Totals

2

   

15

10

4

1

3

12

 

0.60

 
                   

W

1

   
                   

L

1

   

Regular season games played on Jewish holidays

Secular date

Team

H/A

holiday

D/N

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

D

ERA

Note

6/4/57

Chi

home

Shavuot 1

night

7.67

4

5

5

5

12

W

5.87

 

4/30/59

Phi

away

Pesach 8

night

3.67

3

3

3

7

5

 

7.36

1

6/13/59

Pit

away

Shavuot 2

day

5

7

3

3

2

3

 

5.40

 

6/1/60

StL

home

Shavuot 2

night

4.33

8

4

4

2

4

L

8.31

 

5/21/61

SF

home

Shavuot 1

day

9

4

2

2

2

6

W

2.00

 

4/19/62

Cin

away

Pesach 2

night

7.67

7

3

3

3

9

W

3.52

 

6/8/62

Hou

away

Shavuot 2

night

5.33

2

2

2

3

6

 

3.38

 

4/10/63

Chi

away

Pesach 2

day

9

5

1

1

2

10

W

1.00

 

5/28/63

Mil

away

Shavuot 1

night

9

6

0

0

2

8

W

0.00

 

5/17/64

Pit

home

Shavuot 1

day

7.67

10

2

2

0

8

W

2.35

 

4/18/65

Phi

away

Pesach 2

day

9

6

2

2

5

7

W

2.00

 

6/7/65

Phi

away

Shavuot 2

night

9

9

3

3

2

13

W

3.00

1

                           
 

Totals

12

   

86.3

71

30

30

35

91

 

3.13

 
                   

W

8

   
                   

L

1

   

Regular season games played on Jewish High Holidays

Secular date

Team

H/A

holiday

D/N

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

D

ERA

Note

9/27/57

Phi

away

RH2

night

1

0

0

0

0

2

 

0.00

2

9/16/58

Cin

away

RH2

night

1.67

3

4

4

5

2

 

21.56

2

10/1/60

Chi

home

YK

night

2

0

0

0

1

2

 

0.00

2

9/12/61

Phi

home

RH2

night

1.3

5

6

6

1

4

L

41.54

2

9/20/61

Chi

home

YK

night

13

7

2

2

3

15

W

1.38

2

9/16/66

Pit

home

RH2

night

9

5

1

1

3

5

W

1.00

2

         

28

20

13

13

13

30

 

4.18

 
                   

W

2

   
                   

L

1

   

 

Notes:

  1. holiday ended at sunset part way into game
  2. Game began shortly after holiday ended -- the formal game began after the holiday, but it is assumed that he did not complete his holiday observance in order to prepare for the game.

Career Summary Statistics compared to Jewish Holiday statistics

 

H/G

BB/G

SO/G

ERA

W

L

PCT

Sukkot/Shemini Atzeret (World Series)

6.00

1.80

7.20

0.60

1

1

0.500

Pesach/Shavuot

7.40

3.65

9.49

3.13

8

1

0.889

Rosh Hashana/Yom Kippur

6.44

4.18

9.65

4.18

1

1

0.500

Career

7.06

3.29

9.65

2.76

165

87

0.655

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