Bull Durham (pitcher)

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Bull Durham
Bull Durham 1909-1911.jpg
Born: (1877-06-27)June 27, 1877
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
Died: June 28, 1960(1960-06-28) (aged 83)
Bentley, Kansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 15, 1904, for the Brooklyn Superbas
Last MLB appearance
May 19, 1909, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2-0
Earned run average 5.28
Strikeouts 6

Louis Raphael "Bull" Durham (born Louis Raphael Staub; June 27, 1877 – June 28, 1960) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched in 2 games for the Brooklyn Superbas in 1904, 2 games for the Washington Senators in 1907 and five games for the New York Giants during 1908 and 1909.

Durham was born in New Oxford, Pennsylvania and grew up in Pennsylvania. After he began playing minor league baseball he got into trouble with the league due to a fight in a bar. He was banned, but found a loophole by changing his name to "Bull Durham." Once he finished his baseball career in 1909, he began acting and had roles in several silent films. He died in Bentley, Kansas.