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Adrian "Addie" Joss (April 12, 1880 – April 14, 1911), nicknamed "The Human Hairpin," was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB).
The American Association (AA) was a professional baseball league that existed for 10 seasons from to.
The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada.
Amos Wilson Rusie (May 30, 1871 – December 6, 1942), nicknamed "The Hoosier Thunderbolt", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball during the late 19th century.
The Baltimore Orioles were a 19th-century American Association and National League (organized 1876) team from 1882 to 1899.
A baseball field, also called a ball field, sandlot or a baseball diamond, is the field upon which the game of baseball is played.
A baseball glove or mitt is a large leather glove worn by baseball players of the defending team, which assists players in catching and fielding balls hit by a batter or thrown by a teammate.
The 1937 process of selecting inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame was markedly different from the initial elections the previous year.
In baseball, the term battery refers collectively to the pitcher and the catcher, who may also be called batterymen or batterymates of one another.
William Victor "Bill" Hawke (April 28, 1870 – December 11, 1902) was an American Major League Baseball player who pitched for three seasons, all in the National League, with a career record of 32 wins and 31 losses.
George William James (born October 5, 1949) is an American baseball writer, historian, and statistician whose work has been widely influential.
Roderick John "Bobby" Wallace (November 4, 1873 – November 3, 1960) was a Major League Baseball infielder, pitcher, manager, umpire, and scout.
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame was instituted in 1995 to recognize the careers of former Boston Red Sox baseball players.
Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States.
Adrian Constantine Anson (April 17, 1852 – April 14, 1922), nicknamed "Cap" (for "Captain") and "Pop", was a Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman.
Carrollton is a village in Carroll County, Ohio, United States located SE of Canton.
A changeup is a type of pitch in baseball and fastpitch softball.
Charles Carrolton Fraser (August 26, 1873 – May 8, 1940) was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.
Charles Louis Zimmer (November 23, 1860 – August 22, 1949) was an American professional baseball player whose playing career spanned from 1884 to 1906.
Christopher Mathewson (August 12, 1880 – October 7, 1925), nicknamed "Big Six", "The Christian Gentleman", "Matty", and "The Gentleman's Hurler", was a Major League Baseball (MLB) right-handed pitcher who played 17 seasons with the New York Giants.
The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the Cleveland Indians professional baseball team.
The Cleveland Spiders were a Major League Baseball team which played between 1887 and 1899 in Cleveland, Ohio.
In baseball, a complete game (denoted by CG) is the act of a pitcher pitching an entire game without the benefit of a relief pitcher.
The Cy Young Award is given annually to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB), one each for the American League (AL) and National League (NL).
In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure.
In baseball, the dead-ball era was the period between around 1900 and the emergence of Babe Ruth as a power hitter in 1919.
Donald Newcombe (born June 14, 1926), nicknamed Newk, is an American former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1949–51 and 1954–58), Cincinnati Reds (1958–60) and Cleveland Indians (1960).
In baseball, a double is the act of a batter striking the pitched ball and safely reaching second base without being called out by the umpire, without the benefit of a fielder's misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielder's choice.
In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched (i.e. the traditional length of a game).
Edward James Delahanty (October 30, 1867 – July 2, 1903), nicknamed "Big Ed", was a Major League Baseball player from 1888 to 1903 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Infants and Washington Senators.
Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr. (May 2, 1887 – March 25, 1951), nicknamed "Cocky", was an American professional baseball player, manager and executive.
In baseball statistics, an error is an act, in the judgment of the official scorer, of a fielder misplaying a ball in a manner that allows a batter or baserunner to advance one or more bases or allows an at bat to continue after the batter should have been put out.
The Federal League of Base Ball Clubs, known simply as the Federal League, was an American professional baseball league that played its first season in 1913 and operated as a "third major league", in competition with the established National and American Leagues, from 1914 to 1915.
German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.
Gilmore is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, south of the village of Gnadenhutten.
Gustavus Heinrich Schmelz (September 26, 1850 – October 14, 1925) was an American manager in Major League Baseball for the Columbus Buckeyes (1884), Cincinnati Red Stockings (1887–89), and Columbus Solons (1890–91) of the American Association, and for the St. Louis Maroons (1886), Cleveland Spiders (1890) and Washington Senators (1894–97) of the National League.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Gale, a subsidiary Cengage, for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.
The Atlanta Braves, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Boston, Massachusetts.
The history of the Boston Red Sox begins in, as one of the original franchises of the American League.
The following is a franchise history of the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball, a charter member of the National League who started play in the National Association in 1870 as the Chicago White Stockings.
The Oakland Athletics, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Philadelphia.
In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), also called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielder's choice.
George Leroy "Hooks" Wiltse (September 7, 1879 – January 21, 1959) was a professional baseball pitcher.
Huntington Avenue American League Baseball Grounds is the full name of the baseball stadium that formerly stood in Boston, Massachusetts, and was the first home field for the Boston Red Sox (known informally as the 'Boston Americans' until 1908) from 1901–1911.
In baseball, innings pitched (IP) are the number of innings a pitcher has completed, measured by the number of batters and baserunners that are put out while the pitcher is on the pitching mound in a game.
Jesse Cail Burkett (December 4, 1868 – May 27, 1953), nicknamed "Crab", was a left fielder in Major League Baseball from 1890 to 1905.
Jesse Niles Tannehill was a dead-ball era left-handed pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Highlanders, Boston Red Sox, and the Washington Senators.
John Montgomery Ward (March 3, 1860 – March 4, 1925), known as Monte Ward, was an American Major League Baseball pitcher, shortstop, second baseman and manager.
George Jouett Meekin (February 21, 1867 – December 14, 1944) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1891 to 1900.
John Lee Richmond (May 5, 1857 – October 1, 1929) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball.
"Line-Up for Yesterday: An ABC of Baseball Immortals" is a poem written by Ogden Nash for the January 1949 issue of SPORT Magazine.
In baseball, a home run (HR) is typically a fair hit that passes over an outfield fence or into the stands at a distance from home base of 250 feet or more, which entitles the batter to legally touch all bases and score without liability.
In baseball, earned run average (ERA) is a statistic used to evaluate pitchers, calculated as the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched.
The following is a list of annual leaders in saves in Major League Baseball (MLB), with separate lists for the American League and the National League.
In baseball, the strikeout is a statistic used to evaluate pitchers.
Major League Baseball recognizes the player or players in each league with the most wins each season.
In baseball, hit by pitch (HBP) is a situation in which a batter or his clothing or equipment (other than his bat) is struck directly by a pitch from the pitcher; the batter is called a hit batsman (HB).
In baseball, a strikeout occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat.
This is a list of Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers with 200 or more career wins.
The following is a list of notable individual streaks achieved in Major League Baseball.
This is a list of no-hitters in Major League Baseball history.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in North American professional baseball.
The St. Louis Cardinals, a professional baseball franchise based in St. Louis, Missouri, compete in the National League (NL) of Major League Baseball (MLB).
A literary editor is an editor in a newspaper, magazine or similar publication who deals with aspects concerning literature and books, especially reviews.
Louis Criger (February 3, 1872 – May 14, 1934) was a Major League Baseball catcher with the Cleveland Spiders, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Browns and the New York Highlanders between 1896 and 1912.
Macon, officially Macon–Bibb County, is a consolidated city-county located in the state of Georgia, United States.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
In 1999, the Major League Baseball All-Century Team was chosen by popular vote of fans.
At the end of each Major League Baseball season, the league leaders of various statistical categories are announced.
Mercer University is the oldest private university in Georgia with its main campus in Macon, Georgia, United States.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known simply as the National League (NL), is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada, and the world's oldest current professional team sports league.
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.
Newcomerstown is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States, east-northeast of Columbus.
Nicholas Maddox (November 9, 1886 in Govanstown, Maryland – November 27, 1954 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1907 through 1910 for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
In baseball, a no-hitter (also known as a no-hit game and colloquially as a no-no) is a game in which a team was not able to record a single hit.
Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr. (born January 31, 1947), nicknamed The Ryan Express, is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and a previous chief executive officer (CEO) of the Texas Rangers.
Northeastern University (NU, formerly NEU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898.
Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse, of which he wrote over 500 pieces.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Former United Methodist Church next to graveyard with tombstone of Cy Young Peoli is an unincorporated community in Washington Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States, along State Route 258.
A perfect game is defined by Major League Baseball as a game in which a pitcher (or combination of pitchers) pitches a victory that lasts a minimum of nine innings in which no opposing player reaches base.
Peter William McBride (July 9, 1875 – July 3, 1944) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitcher's mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter, who attempts to either make contact with the pitched ball or draw a walk.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
James Francis "Pud" Galvin (December 25, 1856 – March 7, 1902) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher in the 19th century.
A radar speed gun (also radar gun and speed gun) is a device used to measure the speed of moving objects.
Rob Neyer (born June 22, 1966) is a baseball writer known for his use of statistical analysis or sabermetrics.
William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed "Rocket", is an American former baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams.
George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 – April 1, 1914) was an American southpaw pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB).
In baseball, a single is the most common type of base hit, accomplished through the act of a batter safely reaching first base by hitting a fair ball (thus becoming a runner) and getting to first base before a fielder puts him out.
Sixth grade (equivalent to P7 in Scotland, Year 7 elsewhere in the UK, and Year 6 in Australia) is a year of education.
The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is a membership organization dedicated to fostering the research and dissemination of the history and record of baseball.
A split season is a schedule format implemented in a variety of sports leagues.
SPORT was an American sports magazine.
Sporting News is a digital sports media owned by Perform Group, a global sports content and media company.
In Major League Baseball (MLB), spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season.
A statistician is a person who works with theoretical or applied statistics.
In baseball, the strike zone is the volume of space through which a pitch must pass in order to be called a strike, if the batter does not swing.
In baseball or softball, a strikeout (or strike-out) occurs when a batter racks up three strikes during a time at bat.
Tecumseh (March 1768 – October 5, 1813) was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early 19th century.
Theodore P. ("Ted" or "Breit") Breitenstein (June 1, 1869 – May 3, 1935) was an American Major League Baseball player from St. Louis, Missouri who pitched from to for the St. Louis Browns/Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds.
The Temple Cup was a cup awarded to the winner of a best-of-seven, post-season championship series in the National League, from 1894 to 1897.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers is a non-fiction baseball reference book, written by Rob Neyer and Bill James and published by Simon & Schuster in June 2004.
The Plain Dealer is the major daily newspaper of Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of four bases a baserunner must touch in succession to score a run.
The Tri-State League was the name of five different circuits in American minor league baseball.
In baseball, a triple is the act of a batter safely reaching third base after hitting the ball, with neither the benefit of a fielder's misplay (see error) nor another runner being put out on a fielder's choice.
In baseball, a player earns the Triple Crown when he leads a league in three specific statistical categories in the same season.
In baseball statistics, walks plus hits per inning pitched (WHIP) is a sabermetric measurement of the number of baserunners a pitcher has allowed per inning pitched.
Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.
Warren Edward Spahn (April 23, 1921 – November 24, 2003) was a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher who played his entire 21-year baseball career in the National League.
Washington Township is one of the twenty-two townships of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States.
In baseball and softball, a pitcher's win–loss record (also referred to simply as their record) indicates the number of wins (denoted "W") and losses (denoted "L") they have been credited with.
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
The 1899 St. Louis Perfectos season was the team's 18th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 8th season in the National League.
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball.
In Major League Baseball, the 300 win club is the group of pitchers who have won 300 or more games.