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Sandy Koufax

American baseball player
Sandy Koufax, c. 1965

Sanford Koufax (born Sanford Braun; December 30, 1935) is an American former baseball player. He was a left-handed pitcher. He played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955 to 1966. He was a seven-time All-Star and four-time World Series champion. In 1972, Koufax, at age 36, became the youngest player ever to be added to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Koufax was born in Brooklyn, New York to a Jewish family. He has been married three times and has no biological children.[1]

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  1. "Sandy Koufax". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.

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