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Birthday
10, 1907
Birthplace
Harsville, SC
Death Date
Dec 7, 1962 (55)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1907
Birthplace
Harsville, SC
Death Date
Dec 7, 1962 (55)

About

4-time MLB All-Star who pitched for 20 seasons and won a World Series Championship with the Washington Senators in 1947.

Before Fame

He developed a habit of referring to everyone in the third person because he couldn't remember their names.

Trivia

He once pitched a nine-inning no-hitter only to lose the game in the 10th inning.

Family Life

He had a daughter, Norma, and son, Alan, with his wife, Kay.

Associated With

He pitched against Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth just before he retired.