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Albert Wright Atkinson

  • Birth 9 Mar 1861 Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 17 Jun 1952 McNatt, McDonald County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Stella, Newton County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 24012694

Major League Baseball Player. He was a right handed pitcher who played three seasons with the Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago Browns and Baltimore Monumentals in 1884 and Philadelphia Athletics 1886 to 1887. He was one of the few pitchers in Major League history to throw two no-hitters during his career first with the Philadelphia Athletics on May 24, 1884, verses the Pittsburgh Alleghenys and the second on May 1, 1886, verses the New York Metropolitans. He ended his career with 51 wins, 51 loss, 3 saves, 435 strikeouts and a 3.96 earned run average.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jody
  • Added: 17 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24012694
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Wright Atkinson (9 Mar 1861–17 Jun 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24012694, citing Macedonia Cemetery, Stella, Newton County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .