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Lefty Grove

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1931 American Little league MVP who was simply one of the biggest left-handed pitchers in the annals from the MLB. He was called to 6 All-Star video games and helped business lead the Philadelphia Athletics to Globe Series Championships in 1929 and 1930. He produced his tag originally playing around the sandlots of Maryland. He received exactly 300 video games in his 17-12 months career while stunning out 2,266 batters and publishing a profession Period of 3.06; he was inducted in to the Football Hall of Popularity in 1947. Resided along with his daughter-in-law following the loss of life of his ex-wife Ethel. Randy Johnson became a member of him among the few left-handed pitchers in the top notch 300-win club.

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Full Name Lefty Grove
Date Of Birth March 6, 1900
Died May 22, 1975, Norwalk, Ohio, United States
Place Of Birth Lonaconing Md, MD
Profession Baseball Player
Nationality American
Awards American League Most Valuable Player Award
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1 Made major league debut on 14 April 1925.
2 Inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, 2002.
3 Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, 1947.
4 Pitcher with the American League's Philadelphia Athletics (1925-1933) and Boston Red Sox (1934-1941).
5 Led the American League in earn run average in 1926, 1929-1932, 1935-1936, and 1938-1939.
6 Led the American League in strikeouts, 1925-1931.
7 Led the American League in shutouts in 1931-1932 and 1936.
8 Led the American League in complete games, 1931-1933.
9 Led the American League in winning percentage in 1929-1931, 1933, and 1939.
10 Led the American League in victories in 1928, 1930-1931, and 1933.


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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 9 2011 TV Series Himself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
2004 World Series 2004 TV Mini-Series Himself
100 Years of the World Series 2003 Video documentary Himself
Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History 2001 Video documentary Himself
Baseball 1994 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself

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