NC State baseball great Mike Caldwell, the 1971 ACC Player of the Year and a member of the historic 1968 team that finished third nationally, took some time to talk with The Wolfpacker about his time in Raleigh before he was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Nov. 22, 2013.
Caldwell's biography (courtesy of NC State)
1971 ACC Player of the Year
First-team All-ACC (1970, 1971)
Second-team All-ACC (1969)
NC State Baseball Hall of Fame (2009)
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame (1998)
ACC's 50th Anniversary Baseball Team (2003)
Top freshman for NC State's 1968 College World Series team
All-time ACC leader in shutouts (10) and complete games (32)
Seventh all-time in ACC with 32 career wins
11th all-time with 296 strikeouts
Ninth all-time with 348 1/3 innings pitched
Ranks second in NC State history in career wins, strikeouts and innings pitched
Tied for ACC lead in victories as a freshman in 1968 with eight
Led ACC in complete games in 1968 (nine), 1969 (10), and 1970 (eight)
Led ACC in shutouts in 1970 (three) and 1971 (four)
Career 32-10 record, 2.30 earned run average
1968 ACC regular-season champions
1968 NCAA District III champions
1968 College World Series (third place finish)
Drafted in 12th round of 1971 MLB Draft.
Made major league debut Sept. 4, 1971.
Compiled a 137-130 record and career 3.81 ERA in 14 seasons.
Played for the Milwaukee Brewers, San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds.
Won a career-high 22 games in 1978 and finished second in the Cy Young Award voting and 12th in MVP voting.
Had a major league-leading 23 complete games in 1978.
Winning pitcher in two games for Milwaukee in 1982 World Series.