Eddie Cicotte

Baseball Player

Birthday June 19, 1884

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Michigan

DEATH DATE May 5, 1969 (84)

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One of eight players from the Chicago White Sox banned from baseball for throwing the World Series.

Before Fame

He learned how to throw a knuckleball in his teens and earned the nickname 'Knuckles.'


He helped the Chicago White Sox win a World Series in 1917.

Family Life

He had two daughters, Rose and Virginia, and one son, Edward Jr., with his wife Rose.

Associated With

He played with slugger Joe Jackson. They were both banned from baseball for trying to throw the 1919 World Series.