Early Wynn

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Birthday
6, 1920
Birthplace
Hartford, AL
Death Date
Apr 4, 1999 (79)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1920
Birthplace
Hartford, AL
Death Date
Apr 4, 1999 (79)

About

Eight-time MLB All-Star pitcher who ended his career with exactly 300 wins.

Before Fame

He was signed by the Washington Senators after showing up at a tryout in Florida at the age of 17.

Trivia

He became famous for knocking down hitters with a brush back pitch if they tried to show him up.

Family Life

He married his first wife Mabel in 1939. After she died three years later in a car accident, he married his second wife Lorraine. They raised a son and a daughter together.

Associated With

He won the prestigious Cy Young Award in 1959.