|Born: March 2, 1910
|Died: February 26, 2006
|April 15, 1941 for the New York Giants|
Last MLB appearance
|April 24, 1946 for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||3.47|
Career highlights and awards
Ace Townsend Adams (2 March 1910 – 26 February 2006) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Giants (1941–46). Adams batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Willows, California.
In a six-season career, Adams posted a 41–33 record with a 3.47 ERA and 49 saves in 302 games pitched.
Adams died in Albany, Georgia, at age 93. His obituary listed his year of birth as 1910, while baseball records list it as 1912.
- 1943 National League All-Star
- Twice led NL in saves (1944–45)
- 4-time led NL in games finished (1942–45)
- 3-time led NL in games pitched (1942–44)
Ace Townsend Adams is buried at Friendship Cemetery, Seminole County, Donalsonville, Georgia 39845.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Baseball Almanac
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