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 James F. “Pud” Galvin

James F. “Pud” Galvin

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 7 Mar 1902 (aged 45)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section D, Lot 167, Grave 3
Memorial ID 5198 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Player. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was a right handed pioneer 19th Century baseball player famed for his pitching prowess. He made his debut with the St. Louis Brown Stockings on May 22, 1875 and for fifteen seasons, he played with the St. Louis Brown Stockings in 1875, Buffalo Bisons (1879-85), Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1886-89), Pittsburgh Burghers in 1890 and Pittsburgh Pirates (1891-92). As a pitcher he a total of 649 complete games, two no hit games in (1880, 1884) and was baseball's first 300-game winner. He ended his career with a record of 365 wins, 310 loss, 57 shutouts, 2 saves, 1807 strikeouts and a 2.85 earned run average. He died at age 45 in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvainia and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veteran's Committee in 1965.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5198
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James F. “Pud” Galvin (25 Dec 1856–7 Mar 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5198, citing Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .