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Encyclopedia > Charles Radbourn
Charles Radbourn on a 1887-1890 Goodwin & Company baseball card (Old Judge (N172)).

Charles Gardner Radbourn (December 11, 1854 - February 5, 1897), nicknamed "Old Hoss", was a pitcher in Major League Baseball prior to the turn of the 20th century. Download high resolution version (371x640, 49 KB)Charles Radbourn on a 1887-1890 Goodwin & Company baseball card (Old Judge (N172)). Note: Im guessing that he is the player tagging the baserunner, but Im not sure. ... Download high resolution version (371x640, 49 KB)Charles Radbourn on a 1887-1890 Goodwin & Company baseball card (Old Judge (N172)). Note: Im guessing that he is the player tagging the baserunner, but Im not sure. ... Goodwin & Company is a national executive search firm headquartered in Washington, DC. The firm specializes in recruiting for not-for-profit, corporate and government organizations with local national and international public policy interests. ... 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. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the...

As a starting pitcher for the Providence Grays (1881-1885), Boston Beaneaters (1886-1889), Boston Reds (1890) and Cincinnati Reds (1891), Radbourn compiled a 309-195 career record. In 1884 he won the National League's pitching Triple Crown with a 1.38 ERA, 60 wins and 441 strikeouts. His 60 wins in a season is a record which is expected to never be broken. The Providence Grays were a 19th century baseball team. ... The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... 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. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... In baseball, the Triple Crown refers to: A batter who (at seasons end) leads the league in three major categories -- home runs, runs batted in, and batting average. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (denoted by ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... In baseball, a pitcher is credited with a win (or W) when, in a game won by his team, he is the teams pitcher at the time that his team takes a lead that it does not relinquish for the remainder of the game. ... In baseball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by K or SO) occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. ...

He was elected in the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. 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 previous election: 1938 and next election: 1942 The 1939 elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame were the last ones conducted prior to the Halls opening that year. ...

External links

  • Baseball Hall of Fame (http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/radbourn_charles.htm)
  • Baseball-Reference.com (http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/radboch01.shtml) - career statistics and analysis

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Charley Radbourn | The BASEBALL Page (614 words)
Charles Radbourn is considered by many historians to be baseball's greatest 19th century pitcher.
Radbourn was Charles or Charley until his amazing 1884 season, when he pitched 678 innings and earned the nickname “Old Hoss.” Interestingly, Radbourn’s surname was spelled “Radbourne” when he was an active player, but it was switched to the proper “Radbourn” many years after he died, by his sister.
Radbourn was known to empty a bottle from time to time as well, and soon the two were in a feud that split the team into “Pro-Sweeney” and “Pro-Radbourn” factions.
Charley Radbourn (724 words)
Charles Gardner Radbourn was born in Rochester, NY on December 11, 1854.
Radbourn became so upset with his receiver that he began to purposely throw wild pitches which Gilligan was forced to fetch.
Radbourn's historic season came with a price however, as his arm was never the same.
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