October 16, 1897|
Heron Lake, Minnesota
|Died: November 14, 1975
Stone Lake, Wisconsin
|Batted: Both||Threw: Left|
|June 19, 1918 for the Washington Senators|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 12, 1928 for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||3.91|
Buckeye made his major league debut on June 19, 1918 for the Washington Senators at the Polo Grounds against the Yankees. He pitched the last 2 innings of a 9-0 game. He gave up 3 hits, 6 walks, and 4 earned runs. He also struck out 2 batters.
From 1925 to 1927 he had some success as the fifth starter for the Cleveland Indians. After a slow start in 1928 he was released and signed with the New York Giants. He only pitched one game for them, giving up six runs in 3.2 innings.
Buckeye was a center and guard from 1920 to 1924 and 1926. In 1920 he played four games for the Chicago Tigers of the APFA. From 1921 to 1924 he played for the Chicago Cardinals of the APFA and NFL. In 1926 he played for the Chicago Bulls of the American Football League.
In 1938 Garland was indicted by a Waukesha Grand Jury on charges of keeping and using slot machines.
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