Born: June 8, 1911 in Washington, Georgia
Died: April 19, 1987 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Bats: Left Throws: Left
HT: 6-0 WT: 180 lb.
In 1939-40 he did not allow earned runs in 38 consecutive innings…in 1940-41, he became the first and only pitcher to win a batting title and one of two with .400+ (the other was Bob Thurman in 1947-48)…in 2014 he was selected as one of the best 75 players of the Puerto Rico Professional League.
Photo and colorization: Joe Torres.