Christy Mathewson

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Christy Mathewson

Oil on paper, 42 cm x 30 cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inches
Price includes Postage and Packaging

Pitcher
Born: August 12, 1880
Factoryville, Pennsylvania
Died: October 7, 1925 (aged 45)
Saranac Lake, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 17, 1900, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 4, 1916, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 373–188
Earned run average 2.13
Strikeouts 2,502
Managerial record 164–176
Winning % .482
Teams
As player

  • New York Giants (1900–1916)
  • Cincinnati Reds (1916)

As manager

  • Cincinnati Reds (1916–1918)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× World Series champion (1905, 1921)
  • 2× Triple Crown (1905, 1908)
  • 4× NL wins leader (1905, 1907, 1908, 1910)
  • 5× NL ERA leader (1905, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1913)
  • 5× NL strikeout leader (1903–1905, 1907, 1908)
  • Pitched two no-hitters
  • Name honored by the Giants
  • Major League Baseball All-Century Team
Member of the National
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Induction 1936
Vote 90.7% (first ballot)
Football career
Career information
Position(s) Fullback
College Bucknell
High school Keystone Academy
Career history
As player
1898 Greensburg A. A.
1902 Pittsburgh Stars
Career highlights and awards
  • Pittsburgh Stars 1902 Championship team
Military career
Allegiance United States United States
Service/branch United States Army seal U.S. Army
Years of service 1918–1919
Rank US-O3 insignia.svg Captain
Unit Chemical Warfare Service
1st Gas Regiment
Battles/wars World War I

  • Western Front  (DOW)