Interesting dude … surgeon, career, basically ended by service in the Spanish-American War, also served in WWI, was Orioles’ team doctor in 1897 at least. Also managed an all-black team in 1902. Served in the Phillipines in early 1900s, eventually retired there and made himself a millionaire. Died of peritonitis in Cebu in 1930, aged 58.
34 starts, 189 k in 210 innings and a 113 era+; the mayor of Woodmere, an upscale village in the Great Cleveland area, since 2009.
5-1, 0.38 in 1911 callup, won 20 for 1912 Red Sox. Spitballer, lost effectiveness in 2013.
Only pitcher to throw shutouts in his first and last major league games, he ruined his motion trying to learn how to throw knuckleballs and spitballs. Find the reference from his wiki page about the sportswriter who said he couldn’t hit the side of the grandstand.
ran the wrong way on the bases in a major league game.
B-ref has his age as 12 years older than wikipedia.
Most wins of any pitcher throwing only one major league season.
Has SABR biography
Had at least 1 war in 12 seasons, above 0 in 16.
Played in 1891 and played ok, then didn’t play MLB agains until 1898
Lost 2 years to WWII, was still good when he left and could play when he came back