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Dave Foutz

Dave Foutz (Baseball.  Born, Baltimore, MD, Sept. 7, 1856; died, Waverly, MD, Mar. 5, 1897.)  A powerhouse righthander who pitched St. Louis to four straight pennants in the big league American Association, David Luther Foutz was sold to Brooklyn along with Parisian Bob Caruthers (q.v.) for an astonishing $13,500 before the 1888 season.  Also a […]

Parisian Bob Caruthers

Parisian Bob Caruthers (Baseball.  Born, Memphis, TN, Jan. 5, 1864; died, Peoria, IL, Aug. 5, 1911.)  Though he pitched for them for only three seasons, Robert Lee Caruthers was a vital part of Brooklyn’s first two major league championship baseball teams.  Caruthers was 92-37 in his three seasons in Brooklyn after being acquired prior to […]

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