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 Christy Mathewson

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Christy Mathewson Famous memorial

Original Name
Christopher Mathewson
Birth
Factoryville, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
7 Oct 1925 (aged 45)
Saranac Lake, Franklin County, New York, USA
Burial
Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
Path of Love
Memorial ID
1577 View Source

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. He was a dominant right handed pitcher and one of the five original greats first inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936. In 1900, he was drafted by the National League New York Giants, pitched for 17 seasons with a career 2,502 strikeouts, 373 wins (fourth on the all-time list), 79 shutouts (third on the all-time list) and a 2.13 earned run average (fifth on the all-time list). His accomplishment of three shutout wins in the 1905 World Series has never been broken. He died of tuberculosis at age 45.

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. He was a dominant right handed pitcher and one of the five original greats first inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936. In 1900, he was drafted by the National League New York Giants, pitched for 17 seasons with a career 2,502 strikeouts, 373 wins (fourth on the all-time list), 79 shutouts (third on the all-time list) and a 2.13 earned run average (fifth on the all-time list). His accomplishment of three shutout wins in the 1905 World Series has never been broken. He died of tuberculosis at age 45.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Apr 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 1577
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1577/christy-mathewson: accessed ), memorial page for Christy Mathewson (12 Aug 1880–7 Oct 1925), Find a Grave Memorial ID 1577, citing Lewisburg Cemetery, Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.