Amos Rusie

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Birthday
30, 1871
Birthplace
Mooresville, IN
Death Date
Dec 6, 1942 (71)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1871
Birthplace
Mooresville, IN
Death Date
Dec 6, 1942 (71)

About

MLB pitcher nicknamed 'The Hoosier Thunderbolt', who won 245 games in his 10-year career.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school to work in a factory to help support his family.

Trivia

He once put together a remarkable streak, completing 56 of 62 starts.

Family Life

He married May Rusie in 1890. She died two months before his death in 1942.

Associated With

He was once traded for Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson. The trade is still considered one of the most lopsided trades in MLB history.