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Mathewson, ( Matty ) Christy
Pitcher Pollock GROSSET
NEW YORK, 1916 Illustrated by: : RELYEA, CHARLES M. Published by GROSSET & DUNLAP Binding: HARD BACK GREEN Jacket: VERY GOOD DJ Size: 5X7.5 328 Pages Overall Condition is: VERY GOOD Slighty Worn Green Illustrated Hard Back Cover. DJ is very good. Pages are very clean with slight foxing and little to no markings and foxing. Contains Black and White Illustrations. Overall in very good condition. Christopher Mathewson (August 12, 1880 - October 7, 1925), nicknamed Big Six , The Christian Gentleman , Matty , and The Gentleman's Hurler , was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher, who played 17 seasons with the New York Giants. He stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 195 pounds (88 kg). He was among the most dominant pitchers in baseball history, and ranks in the all-time top 10 in several key pitching categories, including wins, shutouts, and ERA.[1] In fact, he is the only professional pitcher in history to rank in the top 10 both in career wins and career ERA, if taking 19th-century pitchers' statistics into account.[2] Otherwise, both Mathewson and Walter Johnson would hold that distinction.[3] In 1936, Mathewson was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its first five members.
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