Stan Coveleski

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Birthday
13, 1889
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 20, 1984 (94)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
13, 1889
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 20, 1984 (94)

About

MLB pitcher for 14 years known for his spitball pitch. He compiled a 215-142 record with a career ERA of 2.89. The bulk of his career was spent with the Cleveland Indians, but he also played for the Philadelphia Athletics, Washington Senators and New York Yankees.

Before Fame

He was taught how to play baseball by his father, who also played professionally.

Trivia

He was able to continue using his spitball even after baseball banned the pitch in 1920.

Family Life

His first wife Mary died after seven years of marriage. He later married Frances Coveleski, with whom he had two children.

Associated With

He spent his first year in baseball playing for legendary manager Connie Mack.

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