Freddie Fitzsimmons

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Birthday
28, 1901
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Nov 18, 1979 (78)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1901
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Nov 18, 1979 (78)

About

MLB pitcher who perfected the use of a knuckle curveball during his 19-year career.

Before Fame

He was given his break in baseball by legendary manager John McGraw of the New York Giants.

Trivia

He earned the nickname 'Fat Freddie' even though he only weighed 200 pounds.

Family Life

He had one daughter with his wife Helen.

Associated With

He won 20 games for the New York Giants in 1928, the same year that Hall of Fame pitcher Carl Hubbell began his career.