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A first team all-MAC selection in 1982, Roger McDowell became the second highest drafted Falcon in history when the New York Mets picked him in the third round of that year's MLB Draft.

He pitched for 12 seasons in the majors, the highlight coming in 1986 when McDowell picked up a win in Game 7 of the World Series against the Boston Red Sox. McDowell pitched a scoreless seventh inning in that game, and despite giving up two runs in the eighth, got the win for the Mets as Jesse Orosco came on to pick up the save.

Traded to the Phillies on June 18, 1989, McDowell also pitched for the Dodgers, Rangers and Orioles before signing with the White Sox in 1997 and retiring before the season. He finished his career with 159 saves in the major leagues.

McDowell was inducted into the BG Athletic Hall of Fame in 1983.
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