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Johnny Podres
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Birth Date:September 30, 1932
Astrology Sign:Libra
Chinese Sign:Monkey - Yin
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Occupation:Baseball Player

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Johnny Podres

Biography:Johnny Podres (born September 30, 1932 in Witherbee, New York) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher who played with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (1953-55, 1957-67); Detroit Tigers (1966-67), and San Diego Padres (1969).

Podres helped his Dodgers teams win the World Series in 1955, 1959 and 1963. In the 1955 Series he beat the Yankees 8-3 in Game Three and shut them out 2-0 in Game Seven, brings its first WS championship to Brooklyn in 8 tries, including five consecutive Series losses to their Bronx rivals. Podres was given the World Series MVP Award and was honored as the Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine.

In 15-season career, Podres compiled a 148-116 record with 1435 strikeouts, a 3.68 ERA, and 24 shutouts in 440 games.

Podres is a former pitching coach for the Philadelphia Phillies.


3-time All-Star Game (1958, 1960, 1962) World Series MVP (1955) Tied the modern National League record with eight consecutive strikeouts (1962) Led league in ERA (2.66, 1957) Led league in shutouts (6, 1957) Led league in winning percentage (.783, 1961)

Chinese Horoscope for Johnny Podres
Includes characteristics and Vices
Johnny Podres's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 06, 1932 - January 25, 1933
Birthday: September 30, 1932

The Monkey is a Yin,
and is the Ninth sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Johnny Podres's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: September 30, 1932

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Johnny Podres's Growth Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune

Birthday: September 30, 2023

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.




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