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 Anthony John “Tony” Mullane

Anthony John “Tony” Mullane

Birth
Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Death 25 Apr 1944 (aged 85)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 58, Lot 48, Block 5, Grave 2.
Memorial ID 23261 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in County Cock, Ireland, he was a left-handed and right-handed pitcher nicknamed ‘The Count' making his debut for the Detroit Wolverines on August 27, 1881, with a 9-1 win. For thirteen seasons, he played with the Detroit Wolverines (1881), Louisville Eclipse (1882), St. Louis Browns (1883), Toledo Blue Stockings (1884), Cincinnati Reds (1886-93), Baltimore Orioles (1893-94) and Cleveland Spiders (1894). He was the first pitcher to throw left-handed and right-handed in the same game and pitched a no-hitter in 1882. He led the American Association in shutouts (1884, 1887), in saves (1883, 1888, 1889) and National League in saves (1893, 1894). He concluded his career with a record of 284 wins, 220 loss, 1803 strikeouts, 468 complete games, 30 shutouts, 15 saves and a 3.05 earned run average. He died at the age of 85 in Chicago, Illinois and was posthumously inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 2010.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23261
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony John “Tony” Mullane (30 Jan 1859–25 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23261, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .