Christy Mathewson

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Birthday
12, 1880
Birthplace
Factoryville, PA
Death Date
Oct 7, 1925 (45)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1880
Birthplace
Factoryville, PA
Death Date
Oct 7, 1925 (45)

About

Legendary New York Giants pitcher was one of the first five inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He recorded 373 victories while posting a career 2.13 ERA. He also won the National League triple crown in 1905 and 1908.

Before Fame

He was an All-American football player at Bucknell University.

Trivia

He led the Giants to a World Series Championship in 1905.

Family Life

Married Jane Stoughton in 1903.

Associated With

Ty Cobb was another of the "First Five" MLB Hall of Fame inductees.