Joe McGinnity

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Birthday
20, 1871
Birthplace
Cornwall, IL
Death Date
Nov 14, 1929 (58)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1871
Birthplace
Cornwall, IL
Death Date
Nov 14, 1929 (58)

About

MLB pitcher who won 246 games during his 10-year career and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946.

Before Fame

He earned the nickname 'Iron Man' by working in steel foundries during the off-season.

Trivia

He won almost 500 games between Major League Baseball and other professional leagues.

Family Life

He was married to Mary McGinnity and worked in her family's steel foundry during the offseason.

Associated With

He pitched alongside fellow Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson on the New York Giants.