MLB pitcher who won 270 games during his long career. He led the National League in strikeouts in 1921 and helped the St. Louis Cardinals win a World Series Championship in 1931.
As a child, he worked in a lumber mill for one dollar a day.
He was the last pitcher in major league history who was allowed to throw a spitball.
He was married five times and had no children.
He won a World Series title with St. Louis in 1931 along with Hall of Fame second baseman Frankie Frisch.