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 J. Lee Richmond

J. Lee Richmond

Sheffield, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Oct 1929 (aged 72)
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Burial Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section G, above Rose Garden
Memorial ID 20693 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Sheffield, Ohio, he was pitcher for six seasons with the Boston Red Caps (1879), Worcestor Ruby Legs 1880 to 1882, Providence Grays (1883) and Cincinnati Red Stockings (1886). He is most noted for being baseball's first regular left-handed pitcher and for pitching the first perfect game in baseball, a 1-0 victory over the National League Cleveland Blues on June 12, 1880. He ended his career with 75 wins, 100 lost, 552 strikeouts and a 3.06 earned run average.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 2 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20693
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for J. Lee Richmond (5 May 1857–1 Oct 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20693, citing Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .