Kid Nichols

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Birthdate 9/14/1869
Death Date 4/11/1953
Debut Year 1890
Year of Induction 1949
Teams Beaneaters, Braves, Cardinals, Phillies
Position Pitcher

Charles “Kid” Nichols won 20 or more games each of his first ten seasons from 1890-1899, topping the 30-win plateau in seven of those seasons.

In the collection:

Signature from a personal check affixed to Kid Nichols Day program

Signature from a personal check affixed to Kid Nichols Day program

Charles “Kid” Nichols’ numbers are hard to fathom today. Five hundred thirty two complete games in 562 career starts seems impossible. Nichols threw more than 300 innings in all but three seasons and pitched more than 400 innings five times. Shown here is the autograph of the 361-

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