Deacon Phillippe

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Birthday
23, 1872
Birthplace
Rural Retreat, VA
Death Date
Mar 30, 1952 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1872
Birthplace
Rural Retreat, VA
Death Date
Mar 30, 1952 (79)

About

Right-handed pitcher who won 189 major league games and was renowned for his control, leading the league in fewest walks per nine innings five seasons.

Before Fame

He played in the minor leagues for Minneapolis in 1897 and 1898.

Trivia

He threw a no-hitter in his seventh MLB appearance.

Family Life

His parents were Andrew Phillippe and Jane Margaret Hackler.

Associated With

Actor Ryan Phillippe is a distant relative of his.