Cy Morgan

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Cy Morgan
Cy Morgan baseball card.jpg
Cy Morgan baseball card, 1910
Pitcher
Born: (1878-11-10)November 10, 1878
Pomeroy, Ohio
Died: June 28, 1962(1962-06-28) (aged 83)
Wheeling, West Virginia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1903 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
September 1, 1913 for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
Win-loss record 78-78
Earned run average 2.51
Strikeouts 667
Teams

Harry Richard Morgan (November 10, 1878 – June 28, 1962) born in Pomeroy, Ohio was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Browns (1903–05, 1907), Boston Red Sox (1907–09), Philadelphia Athletics (1909–12), and Cincinnati Reds (1913).

He helped the Athletics win the 1910 and 1911 World Series.

Notable career achievements[edit]

  • Led the American League in Hits Allowed per 9 Innings Pitched (6.26) in 1909. This is also an Athletics' single season record.
  • Athletics' Career Leader in Hits Allowed per 9 Innings Pitched (6.86).
  • Ranks 42nd on MLB Career ERA List (2.51).
  • Ranks 25th on MLB Career Hits Allowed per 9 Innings Pitched List (7.35).

In 10 seasons he had a Win–Loss record of 78–78 in 210 Games, 172 Games Started, 107 Complete Games, 15 Shutouts, 29 Games Finished, 3 Saves, 1,445 ⅓ Innings Pitched, 1,180 Hits Allowed, 586 Runs Allowed, 403 Earned Runs Allowed, 18 Home Runs Allowed, 578 Walks Allowed, 667 Strikeouts, 95 Hit Batsmen, 59 Wild Pitches, 5,497 Batters Faced, 5 Balks, and a 2.51 ERA.

He died in Wheeling, West Virginia on June 28, 1962, after slitting his own throat with a razor.

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