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Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Joe McGinnity

Eligible in 1914.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 07, 2007 at 03:23 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 07, 2007 at 03:39 PM (#2293403)
Here are the many threads where the Iron Man was discussed:

1914 Ballot Discussion

1915 Ballot Discussion

1916 Ballot Discussion

1917 Ballot Discussion

1918 Ballot Discussion

1919 Ballot Discussion

1920 Ballot Discussion

1928 Ballot Discussion

If anyone knows of another thread, please let me know.
   2. DavidFoss Posted: February 07, 2007 at 07:54 PM (#2293597)
The fun thing about McGinnity was that he was two months *older* than Amos Rusie, but with no career overlap (if you ignore Rusie's 22IP in 1901).

String those careers back to back and you get 491 Wins.
   3. DL from MN Posted: February 07, 2007 at 08:17 PM (#2293613)
I have McGinnity as one of the worst HoM pitchers and contemporary Vic Willis as a heckuva lot better.
   4. jimd Posted: February 07, 2007 at 08:23 PM (#2293626)
String those careers back to back and you get 491 Wins.

That career was discussed years ago: Amos McGinnity, the "Iron Thunderbolt".

As was Dazzy Ferrell and Old Hoss Bond.

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