He was signed by the Kansas City Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1964.
He made his major league debut May 13, 1965.
He batted right and threw right.
He is listed at 6'0 and 195 lbs.
He won four World Series with the Athletics.
He received the nickname "Catfish" from the former owner of the Athletics.
He signed with the Yankees on New Years Eve 1974 for 3.75 million dollars.
On May 8, 1968, Catfish Hunter pitched a perfect game.
In 1965, he played his first season with the Athletics.