Four-time All-Star pitcher who played his entire 20-year career for the Cleveland Indians before becoming a pitching coach.
He went to high school in North Omaha, Nebraska then signed his first contract with the Cleveland Indians.
He was the winner of the second All-Star game in 1934.
He had two daughters, Kathryn and Penny, as well as five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He taught Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Lemon how to throw a curveball.