Eddie Plank

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Birthday
31, 1875
Birthplace
Gettysburg, PA
Death Date
Feb 24, 1926 (50)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1875
Birthplace
Gettysburg, PA
Death Date
Feb 24, 1926 (50)

About

MLB pitcher who won 326 games during his 17-year career, which was spent with the Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Terriers and St. Louis Browns.

Before Fame

He attended Gettysburg College, where he starred for the baseball team before signing his first professional contract.

Trivia

He didn't have a blazing fastball, but he used his wits and great command of the strike zone to win pitching battles.

Family Life

He had one son, Edward Jr., with his wife Anna.

Associated With

He pitched his last game in the majors against Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Perry Johnson.