drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1963, and made his major league debut in 1965. He was traded the following year to the Chicago Cubs. He is a 3 time All-Star, and won the National League Cy Young Award in 1971, being the first Cub pitcher ever to do so. His streak of six straight seasons with 20 or more wins (1967-1972) is the longest streak in the major leagues since Warren Spahn performed the same feat between 1956 and 1961. He and fellow Cub Greg Maddux are the only major league pitchers to ever record more than 3,000 strikeouts with fewer than 1,000 walks. Only Robin Roberts allowed more home runs over a career, however. In 1974, he became the first baseball player to win the Lou Marsh Trophy, an award given annually to Canada's top athlete. He was also named the Canadian Press male athlete of the year four times between 1967 and 1974. He was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987 and in 1991 became the first Canadian ever elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame in 2004. He was appointed the commissioner of the now-defunct Canadian Baseball League in 2003. He has been inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. In 1979, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. Fergie did a short stint as a Harlem Globetrotter, proving he's a good all-around athlete.