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Encyclopedia > Amos Rusie
Amos Rusie on a 1895 Mayo Tobacco Works baseball card (Mayo's Cut Plug (N300)).

Amos Wilson Rusie (May 30, 1871 - December 6, 1942), nicknamed "The Hoosier Thunderbolt", was a hard-throwing right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher during the late 19th century. Download high resolution version (371x640, 66 KB)Amos Rusie on a 1895 Mayo Tobacco Works baseball card (Mayos Cut Plug (N300)). Note: Name is misspelled on card. ... Download high resolution version (371x640, 66 KB)Amos Rusie on a 1895 Mayo Tobacco Works baseball card (Mayos Cut Plug (N300)). Note: Name is misspelled on card. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Baseball cards from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s A baseball card is a small card printed on heavy paper stock, featuring one or more baseball players. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1942 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... A person who is right-handed is more dextrous with their right hand than with their left hand: they will write with their right hand, and probably also use this hand for tasks such as personal care, cooking, and so on. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Born in Moorseville, Indiana, Rusie made his major league debut with the National League Indianapolis Hoosiers in 1889 and posted a 12-10 record. The following year, he moved to the New York Giants the team he would remain with until 1900 when he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds for future Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson. It was in New York that Rusie had his greatest success. From 1890 through 1898, Rusie won 20 or more games each year, won 30 or more games four times (1891 - 1894), struck out 300 or more batters twice (1890 and 1891), led the league in strikeouts five times (1890 - 1891, 1893 - 1895) and regularly posted an ERA below 3.00. Mooresville is a town located in Morgan County, Indiana. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... See also: 1888 in sports, 1890 in sports and the list of years in sports. Cricket 12 March-13 March, Port Elizabeth - South Africa plays its first Test match, against England. ... San Francisco Giants AAA Fresno Grizzlies AA Norwich Navigators A San Jose Giants Augusta GreenJackets Salem-Keizer Volcanoes R Arizona Giants Edit this box The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco, California. ... See also: 1899 in sports, 1901 in sports and the list of years in sports. General sporting events 1900 Summer Olympics takes place in Paris, France The Olympic status of the games was very underplayed - many competitors did not realise that they had participated in the modern Olympics. ... Cincinnati Reds National League AAA Louisville Bats AA Chattanooga Lookouts A Sarasota Reds Dayton Dragons R Billings Mustangs GCL Reds The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants at the West Side Grounds. ... City nickname: The Big Apple Location in the state of New York Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg Area  - Land  - Water 1,214. ... See also: 1897 in sports, 1899 in sports and the list of years in sports. Boat race Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Oxford Cricket County Cricket Championship - Yorkshire Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League Fitzroy wins the 2nd VFL Premiership (Fitzroy 5. ... See also: 1890 in sports, 1892 in sports and the list of years in sports. Basketball James Naismith invents basketball Boat race Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Oxford Cricket County Cricket Championship - Surrey Tennis First French Open held Births Casey Stengel, U.S. baseball manager Deaths Categories: 1891 ... See also: 1893 in sports, 1895 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto racing First contest organised in Paris. ... In baseball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by K or SO) occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. ... See also: 1892 in sports, 1894 in sports and the list of years in sports. Boat race Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Oxford Cricket County Cricket Championship - Yorkshire Ice hockey Stanley Cup first awarded - to Montreal AAA Births Deaths October 10 - Lip Pike, baseball player Categories: 1893 ... See also: 1894 in sports, 1896 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto racing First real autorace, from Paris to Bordeaux. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (denoted by ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ...


Rusie didn't play a game of major league ball in 1899 or 1900 and after being traded to the Cincinnati Reds in 1900, only saw three games of action in 1901 before retiring. He finished his career with 245 wins, 174 losses, 1934 strikeouts and a 3.07 ERA. See also: 1898 in sports, 1900 in sports and the list of years in sports. Boat race Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Cambridge Cricket County Cricket Championship - Surrey The Ashes - Australia beat England 1–0 Cycling Bordeaux - Paris road race won by Constant Huret Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League... See also: 1900 in sports, 1902 in sports and the list of years in sports. Baseball The American and National Leagues agree to peacefully coexist and organise a World Series between their champions, which would be first held in 1903. ...


Rusie was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... See also: 1976 in sports, 1978 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Cale Yarborough Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 USAC Racing - Tom Sneva wins the season championship Indianapolis 500 - won by A.J. Foyt. ...


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