Pud Galvin

Pud Galvin
Birthdate 12/25/1856
Death Date 3/7/1902
Debut Year 1879
Year of Induction 1964
Teams Bisons, Browns, Pirates
Positions Outfield, Pitcher

The game’s first 300-game winner, Pud Galvin ranks second in MLB history to Cy Young in complete games and innings pitched.

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From 1879-1887 Pud Galvin won 28 or more games seven times

From 1879-1887 Pud Galvin won 28 or more games seven times

Born in 1856, Pud Galvin was one of early baseball’s most prolific winners. His first big league season came in 1875 with the St. Louis Brown Stockings of the National Association. Galvin led the league in ERA his first year. In 1879 he moved to the National League’s Buffalo Bisons. In h
Harry Wright's scorecard from June 5, 1883 - Galvin takes the loss

Harry Wright's scorecard from June 5, 1883 - Galvin takes the loss

Harry Wright was the manager of the Providence Grays the day they took the field against the Buffalo Bisons on June 5, 1883. In the collection is this scorecard from that game in which Wright penned his “HW” initials initialed in the scorer’s box. The Buffalo team has four future members of

One response to “Pud Galvin”

  1. Cooldrive says:

    Too bad Pud couldn’t walk into the owner’s office and say, “Let’s take a look at my 20.5 WAR.”

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