National League strikeout king for an amazing 7 straight seasons with the Brooklyn Dodgers, he was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1955.
He began his career in 1915 with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
He pitched a no-hitter for the Dodgers in 1925. The final score of the game was 10 - 1.
He grew up in Orient, Iowa with his family.
Fellow Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax recorded four no-hitters and a perfect game for the Dodgers.