Christy Mathewson

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Christy Mathewson

Original Name Christopher Mathewson
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
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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 2502 strike outs, 373 wins (forth 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 47.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : 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 .