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Roger Clemens' switch to the National League at age 41 will be unprecedented in many ways.

Originally Published: January 14, 2004
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Useless Roger Clemens Information How unusual is it for a pitcher to win 310 games in one league before making his debut in the other league? Well, until Roger Clemens tried on his Astros cap, the only pitcher with this many wins who then changed leagues for the first time and won at least one game in the other league was Steve Carlton.

Carlton won 319 games for the Cardinals, Phillies and Giants before signing with the White Sox in 1986. He wound up winning 10 more games in the ...

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