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Stanley Anthony "Stan" Coveleski
Birth: Jul. 13, 1889
Shamokin
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1984
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born Stanislaus Kowalewski, he was a right handed pitcher who leaned his stills by throwing stones at a tin cans on a log. When he was 18 years old, his abilities caught the attention of the local semi-professional ball club, which invited him to pitch for them. After a few years in the minor leagues, he made his debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on September 10, 1912 and pitched a shutout win in his first big league start. Known for throwing the spitball, for fourteen seasons he played with the Philadelphia A's in 1912, Cleveland Indians (1916-24), Washington Senators (1925-27) and New York Yankees in 1928. Over the coarse of his career, he pitched a 19-inning complete-game victory for the Cleveland Indians over the New York Yankees in 1918. He also was a 20 game winner five times and in the 1920 World Series, pitched three complete game wins for the Cleveland Indians over Brooklyn. He ended his career with a record of 215 wins, 142 loss, 224 complete games, 38 shutouts, 21 saves, 981 strikeouts and a 2.89 earned run average. In 1969, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veteran's Committee. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Saint Joseph Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
 
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