Jesse Haines

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Birthday
22, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 5, 1978 (85)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 5, 1978 (85)

About

MLB player who was known as Old Reliable and Pop; pitched until he was 43 years old.

Before Fame

He was on the roster for the Detroit Tigers in both 1915 and 1916, but never actually played in a game.

Trivia

He developed a knuckleball that helped preserve his pitching career.

Family Life

He would not allow his wife and daughter to watch him pitch on Sundays.

Associated With

He pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals, along with fellow Hall of Fame right-hander Dizzy Dean in the 1930s.

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