Cy Morgan baseball card, 1910
November 10, 1878|
|Died: June 28, 1962
Wheeling, West Virginia
|September 18, 1903, for the St. Louis Browns|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 1, 1913, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Earned run average||2.51|
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).
Notable career achievements
- 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 of coronary artery disease.
- "The Baseball Bug". Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. Retrieved 2016-01-22.
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