Felton pitched in 55 games for the Minnesota Twins between 1979 and 1982. In 138-and-1/3 innings, he posted a 5.53 ERA and saved three games. Felton did not win a big league game while losing 16. He pitched in seven total games during his first three trips to the majors, then appeared in 48 games for the Twins in 1982. He got all his saves that year, but also went 0-13. He returned to the minors the next season and pitched for two more years before hanging up his spikes.
The triple-play Felton mentions happened at the Metrodome on May 29, 1982. Felton started the game for Minnesota and in the top of the second he gave up back-to-back singles to Bobby Murcer and then Graig Nettles. He struck out Roy Smalley and on the same play Nettles was caught trying to steal second and Murcer was caught trying to take third.
Felton owns the distinction of holding the record for most consecutive losses to start a career and most career losses without winning a game.
Terry Felton – career stats