Ted Lyons

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Birthday
28, 1900
Birthplace
Lake Charles, LA
Death Date
Jul 25, 1986 (85)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1900
Birthplace
Lake Charles, LA
Death Date
Jul 25, 1986 (85)

About

Right-handed pitcher who played twenty-one seasons for the Chicago White Sox and later managed the team for three seasons.

Before Fame

He went straight from playing college ball at Baylor University to the major leagues, without pitching in the minors first.

Trivia

He walked more batters than he struck out, giving him the distinction of being the first pitcher in the Hall of Fame to achieve that feat.

Family Life

He never married and lived with his sister Pearl for many years after his baseball career ended.

Associated With

He finished his career with 260 wins, nine more than fellow Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson.