Eppa Rixey

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Birthday
3, 1891
Birthplace
Culpeper, VA
Death Date
Feb 28, 1963 (71)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1891
Birthplace
Culpeper, VA
Death Date
Feb 28, 1963 (71)

About

Star pitcher who retired with 266 wins, holding a record for the most wins for a left-handed pitcher until 1959.

Before Fame

He was discovered by an umpire during a baseball game at the University of Virginia.

Trivia

He taught Latin to high school students during the MLB offseason.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Dorothy.

Associated With

He won more games than any southpaw pitcher in history until Hall of Famer Warren Spahn entered the game.