Why is it there are so many nice guys interested in baseball? Not me, I was a real bastard when I played.
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|Birth:||18th August, 1893|
|Death:||6th December, 1985|
Burleigh Grimes was born in Emerald, Wisconsin. He was an American professional baseball player, and the last pitcher officially permitted to throw the spitball. Grimes made the most of this advantage and he won 270 games and pitched in four World Series over the course of his 19-year career. He was elected to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 1954, and to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964. He made his professional debut in 1912 for the Eau Claire Commissioners of the Minnesota-Wisconsin League. He played in Ottumwa, Iowa, in 1913 for the Ottumwa Packers in the Central Association.
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