Grover Cleveland Alexander

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Birthday
26, 1887
Birthplace
Elba, NE
Death Date
Nov 4, 1950 (63)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1887
Birthplace
Elba, NE
Death Date
Nov 4, 1950 (63)

About

Hall of Fame MLB pitcher who retired with 373 wins and a career 2.46 ERA; helped lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series Championship in 1929.

Before Fame

He signed his first pro contract at the age of 20, paying him $50 a month.

Trivia

He won the National League triple crown three times in his career: 1915, 1916, and 1920.

Family Life

Married Amy Marie Arrants on the last day of May before leaving to fight in World War I.

Associated With

He was named after former US President Grover Cleveland.