Joe Sewell

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Birthday
9, 1898
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Mar 6, 1990 (91)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1898
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Mar 6, 1990 (91)

About

Starred for the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees over 14 seasons and was one of the toughest batters to strike out in baseball history.

Before Fame

He was a terrific football player at the University of Alabama before making his major league debut.

Trivia

He once played in 115 consecutive games without striking out.

Family Life

His cousin Rip Sewell became famous in baseball for developing the eephus pitch.

Associated With

He played with Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth at the end of his career.