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Nixey Callahan

Major League Baseball Player. A pitcher and outfielder for four teams in thirteen seasons in the majors, he played with the Philadelphia Phillies (1894), Chicago Colts (1897), Chicago Orphans (1898 to 1900), and Chicago White Sox (1901 to 1905 and 1911 to 1913). Born James Joseph Callahan, in 3,295 plate appearances he batted .273 with 394 runs batted in. He had his best year at the plate in 1901 when he batted .331. He pitched in eight of his thirteen seasons, a starting pitcher in 177 games. His won-loss record was 99-73 with an earned run average of 3.39. He struck out 445 batters. In 1902 he Callahan pitched the first no-hitter in American League history. He is the only pitcher in ML history to have had five hits in a game three times. He was a manager of the White Sox from 1903 to 1904 and 1912 to 1914. He managed the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1916 to 1917.

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  • Added: 5 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42746367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nixey Callahan (18 Mar 1874–4 Oct 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42746367, citing Saint Bernards Cemetery, Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .