Right-handed pitcher whose greatest main league season was included with the Chicago Cubs in 1952: 15 wins, a 2.58 ERA, and a league-leading 0.946 WHIP. Ahead of debuting for the Cubs in 1948, he performed for the Texarkana Bears. His most severe year arrived in 1953, leading the little league in losses, gained runs, and house operates surrendered. He was raised in Marissa, Illinois. Hall-of-Fame shortstop and 1st baseman Ernie Banking institutions was his teammate within the Cubs.