Vic Willis

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Birthdate4/12/1876
Death Date8/4/1947
Debut Year1898
Year of Induction1995
Teams Braves, Pirates
Position Pitcher

Vic Willis was the last to throw a no-hitter during the 1800s. He holds the post-1900 record for complete games (45) & losses (29) in a season.

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Letter from Veterans Committee member Bob Fishel about candidacy of Vic Willis

Letter from Veterans Committee member Bob Fishel about candidacy of Vic Willis

Bob Fishel served as a basecall executive for more than 40 years, eventually ending up as Executive Vice President of the American League. Fishel was named to the Veterans Committee on February 9, 1985 to fill the vacancy created by the death of Joe Cronin. It was in these capacities that the above

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