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 Al Orth

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Original Name
Albert Lewis Orth
Birth
Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana, USA
Death
8 Oct 1948 (aged 76)
Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot
Section F, Lot 34, Space 8
Memorial ID
13483818 View Source

Major League Baseball Player. Nickname "Smiling Al" and "The Curveless Wonder", he began pitching with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1895 until 1901. He went to the Washington Senators for the 1902 and into the 1903 season when he was traded to the New York Highlanders. His winningest season was with the Highlanders in 1906 with 27 wins which led the league that season. Over his 15 year career, he went 204-189 and completed 324 of the 394 games he started with 31 shutouts.

Major League Baseball Player. Nickname "Smiling Al" and "The Curveless Wonder", he began pitching with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1895 until 1901. He went to the Washington Senators for the 1902 and into the 1903 season when he was traded to the New York Highlanders. His winningest season was with the Highlanders in 1906 with 27 wins which led the league that season. Over his 15 year career, he went 204-189 and completed 324 of the 394 games he started with 31 shutouts.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: 46512307
  • Added: 28 Feb 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 13483818
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13483818/al-orth: accessed ), memorial page for Al Orth (5 Sep 1872–8 Oct 1948), Find a Grave Memorial ID 13483818, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .