Rube Marquard
Birthdate 10/9/1886
Death Date 6/1/1980
Debut Year 1908
Year of Induction 1971
Teams Braves, Dodgers, Giants, Reds
Position Pitcher

From 1911-1913 Rube Marquard totaled 73 victories to lead the New York Giants to three consecutive National League championships.

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Rube Marquard won 19 consecutive games to open the 1912 season

Rube Marquard won 19 consecutive games to open the 1912 season

A three-time 20-game winner and five-time National League champion, Rube Marquard made quite an impression over the course of his 18-year career. From 1911-1913, Marquard was simply dominant. The pitcher averaged 24 wins per season in that span, going 73-28 with a 2.52 ERA. In ’11 Marquard tal

"The Glory of Their Times" renewed interest in Marquard and ultimately got him into the Hall

Rube Marquard appeared on the writers’ ballot 13 times and never received more than 13.9% of the vote. The knock on his career is that he had just three Hall-worthy seasons. Outside of his terrific run from 1911-1913, Marquard’s record was 21 games below .500 at 128-149. By the 1960s, Ma

One response to “Rube Marquard”

  1. Scott Perry says:

    Just finished reading about Rube in the book “The Glory of Their Times”. He was an interesting character! Would love to see a guy like that in the game today.

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