George Mogridge

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George Mogridge
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Pitcher
Born: (1889-02-18)February 18, 1889
Rochester, New York
Died: March 4, 1962(1962-03-04) (aged 73)
Rochester, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 17, 1911, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
July 2, 1927, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 132–131
Earned run average 3.21
Strikeouts 678
Saves 21
Teams
Career highlights and awards

George Anthony Mogridge (February 18, 1889 – March 4, 1962) was an American baseball player.

Life[edit]

George Anthony Mogridge was born in Rochester, New York and attended the University of Rochester. He was a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox (1911–12), New York Yankees (1915–20), Washington Senators (1921–25), St. Louis Browns (1925) and Boston Braves (1926–27).

He helped the Senators win the 1924 World Series. On April 24, 1917 at Fenway Park, he threw the first no-hitter in Yankees history and the first in the Boston ballpark. His best season was in 1918 when he led the American League in games pitched (45), saves (7) and games finished (23).

George Mogridge, Chicago White Sox, 1912

In 15 seasons he had a 132–131 win–loss record, 138 complete games, 20 shutouts, 20 saves, 678 strikeouts and a 3.21 ERA.

He died in his hometown at the age of 73 years and 14 days old on March 4, 1962 and was buried in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Rochester, New York).[1]

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Preceded by
Eddie Cicotte
MLB No-hitters
April 24, 1917
Succeeded by
Fred Toney