May 6, 1865|
|Died: May 3, 1945
|October 3, 1885, for the Boston Beaneaters|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 15, 1888, for the Cleveland Blues|
|Earned run average||3.67|
In 1886 – his first and only full season in the majors – Stemmyer led the National League in strikeouts/9IP (6.17) and wild pitches (63). The 63 wild pitches is still the highest single-season total in MLB history.
Stemmyer died in his hometown three days before his 80th birthday.