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Christy Mathewson

Christy Mathewson (Baseball. Born, Factoryville, PA, Aug. 12, 1880; died, Saranac Lake, NY, Oct. 7, 1925.) Perhaps the greatest pitcher ever to pitch for any New York team, Christy Mathewson won 372 games in 16 seasons with the Giants and hurled three shutouts during the 1905 World Series against the Philadelphia Athletics, a heavy-hitting team […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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