Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players

Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players

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Indiana boasts a rich baseball tradition, with 10 native sons enshrined in Cooperstown. This biographical dictionary provides a close look at the lives of all 364 Hoosier big leaguers, who include New York City's first baseball superstar; the first rookie pitcher to win three games in a World Series; the man who caught most of Cy Young's record 511 career wins; one of the game's first star relievers; the player who held the record for consecutive games played before Lou Gehrig; an obscure infielder mentioned in Charles Schulz's Peanuts comic strip; baseball's only one-legged pitcher; Indiana's first Mr. Basketball, who became one of baseball's greatest pinch-hitters; the first African American to play for the Cincinnati Reds; the only pitcher to throw a perfect game in the World Series; the skipper of the 1969 qMiracle Metsq; the pitcher for whom a ground-breaking surgical procedure is named; and the only two men to have played in both the World Series and the Final Four of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.After retirement, Chapman was active in youth baseball. He managed ... Oaklanda#39;s top farm club, the Sacramento River Cats, to the 2007 Pacific Coast League championship. From 2008 ... Closser is the owner of Going Pro Baseball Academy in Raleigh, N.C. COGGINS, Richard Allen Born: December 7, 1950, Indianapolis.

Title:Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players
Author:Pete Cava
Publisher:McFarland - 2015-09-22


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