Southpaw pitcher who set the record for lowest earned run average in a single season, posting a 0.96 ERA in 1914.
He gravitated toward baseball as a child while his older siblings concentrated on music.
He helped the Boston Red Sox win back-to-back World Series championships in 1915 and 1916.
He married Sybil Leonard in 1915.
He once called Hall of Fame outfielder Ty Cobb a "horse's ass."