The 500th home run hit by a pitcher in MLB history was hit by Mike McCormick.
The first Japanese pitcher in MLB history was Masanori Murkami who played from 1964 to 1965 for the San Francisco Giants
Right now the fastest pitcher is Aroldis Chapman for the Cincinnati Reds who threw a 105 mph fastball
Satchel Paige was 59 when he pitched in 1965. Jamie Moyer is 47 now and still an active pitcher.
Ricky Nolasco -- still with the Marlins -- has won 76 games as a pitcher for that team.
Major league pitcher
There are two leagues in American major league baseball, the American League and the National League. The American League has the designated hitter rule which allows for someone other than the pitcher to bat in the pitcher's place. The pitcher does not bat in the American League. The National League does not have the designated hitter rule. The pitcher does bat in the National League.
Nolan Ryan holds the career MLB strikeout record with 5,714.
the pitcher is the player that throws the ball to the batter in the games. Most of the time the pitcher stays the same (major league) but sometimes the pitcher changes (youth league).