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.
He played for a minor league team that was owned by Warren G. Harding, the future President of the United States.
He was traded for Hall of Fame infielder Rabbit Maranville.
He married and had three daughters with his wife Edith.
His record for most wins by a left-handed pitcher in the National League was broken by Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn.