Old Hoss Radbourn

Old Hoss Radbourn
Birthdate 12/11/1854
Death Date 2/5/1897
Debut Year 1880
Year of Induction 1939
Teams Beaneaters, Grays, Reds
Positions Outfield, Pitcher

Old Hoss Radbourn had a season to remember in 1884 — 59 wins, 73 complete games, 678 2/3 innings, 441 strikeouts, and a 1.38 ERA.

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Old Hoss Radbourn's 1884 season was one of the greatest of all time

Old Hoss Radbourn's 1884 season was one of the greatest of all time

Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourne had the greatest 11-year run of any pitcher in baseball history. Pitching from 1881-1891 he won an incredible 310 games, averaging more than 28 wins per season. A workhorse, Radbourne tossed at least 400 innings in six seasons, topping the 600-inning mark in
Radbourn was baseball's fourth 300-game winner

Radbourn was baseball's fourth 300-game winner

Charles Radbourn’s first four seasons saw win totals of 25, 33, 48, and 60. That put his victory total at 166 – more than half way to 300. On May 9, 1891 he joined Pud Galvin, Tim Keefe, and Mickey Welch as baseball’s four 300-game winners. When he retired at season’s end Radbourn had a 310-194 record and a 2.68

One response to “Old Hoss Radbourn”

  1. Rooney Simonaitis says:

    Is 59 wins in one season the record?

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