Chief Bender

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Birthday
5, 1884
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
May 22, 1954 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1884
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
May 22, 1954 (70)

About

Indian Hall of Fame pitcher who won 212 games in 16 seasons.

Before Fame

He attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, which was also attended by the famous Olympian Jim Thorpe.

Trivia

He threw a no-hitter in 1910 against the Cleveland Indians.

Family Life

He was married to Marie Bender for nearly 50 years.

Associated With

He pitched against fellow Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson in the 1911 World Series.