Sad Sam Jones

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Birthday
26, 1892
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 6, 1966 (73)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1892
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 6, 1966 (73)

About

MLB pitcher who played for 22 years with six American League teams.

Before Fame

He developed a sharp breaking curve ball in the minors that earned him the nickname 'Horsewhips Sam.'

Trivia

He threw a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Athletics in 1923.

Family Life

He was married to Edith Jones for almost 50 years.

Associated With

He pitched for 22 years in the same league as Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton.