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 Henry Porter

Henry Porter

Original Name Walter Henry
Birth
Vergennes, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Death 30 Dec 1906 (aged 48)
Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 26126625 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born Walter Henry Porter in Vergennes, Vermont, he made his debut as a right handed pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers on September 27, 1884. He played for six seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers 1884, Brooklyn Grays 1885 to 1887 and Kansas City Cowboys 1888 to 1889. In one game on October 3, 1884, he had 18 strikeouts by a losing pitcher a record which stood until 1969. On June 6, 1888, he pitched a 4-0 No Hitter against the Baltimore Orioles. He ended his career with 96 wins, 107 loss, 659 strikeouts and a 3.70 earned run average.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

Gravesite Details Year of death on marker is incorrect.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 19 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26126625
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Porter (Jun 1858–30 Dec 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26126625, citing Calvary Cemetery, Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .