Oral Clyde Hildebrand (April 7, 1907 - September 8, 1977) led the American League in shutouts (6) in his second year in the Cleveland Indians rotation while also earning his only All-Star Game appearance in 1933. Oral was a durable pitcher who started 15 or more games in eight straight seasons topping the 170 innings mark five times. Hildebrand began his career with the Indians (1931-1936), pitched two seasons with the St. Louis Browns (1937-1938) and he finished his career with the New York Yankees (1939-1940). In 1939, Oral went 10-4 with 50 Ks as he helped lead the Yankees to the World Series title over the Cincinnati Reds. Oral Hildebrand finished his career with an 83-78 record with 80 complete games, nine shutouts, 13 saves, 527 strikeouts and a 4.35 career ERA in 182 starts and 258 games.