Wilbur Cooper

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Birthday
24, 1892
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Aug 7, 1973 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1892
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Aug 7, 1973 (81)

About

Spent 13 of his 15 seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates and became the first left-hander in National League history to win 200 career games.

Before Fame

He played for a minor league team that was owned by Warren G. Harding, the future President of the United States.

Trivia

He was traded for Hall of Fame infielder Rabbit Maranville.

Family Life

He married and had three daughters with his wife Edith.

Associated With

His record for most wins by a left-handed pitcher in the National League was broken by Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn.