Babe Adams

Babe Adams autograph
Birthdate 5/18/1882
Death Date 7/27/1968
Debut Year 1906
Year of Induction
Teams Cardinals, Pirates
Position Pitcher

Greg Maddux would have to pitch 217 more 9-inning games without a walk to lower his BB/9 to the same level as Pirates great Babe Adams. 

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In the collection:

No Pirates right hander won more games than Babe Adams; he's also owns the team mark for career shutouts

No Pirates right hander won more games than Babe Adams; he's also owns the team mark for career shutouts

In the collection is this 3×5 index card signed by one of the greatest Pirates pitchers of all time, Charles “Babe” Adams. The franchise leader in shutouts, Adams also shares the team mark for wins by a right-handed pitcher. Since 1900 only Deacon Phillippe has allowed fewer walks p

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