Karl Adams (baseball)

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Karl Adams
Born: (1891-08-11)August 11, 1891
Columbus, Georgia
Died: September 17, 1967(1967-09-17) (aged 76)
Everett, Washington
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1914, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1915, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 1-9
Earned run average 5.01
Strikeouts 62

Karl Tutwiler Adams (August 11, 1891 – September 17, 1967), nicknamed "Rebel", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1914) and Chicago Cubs (1915) of the National League, compiling a 1-9 won-lost record in his brief career.[1]

Adams was a native of Columbus, Georgia. He died in Everett, Washington, where he had lived for the previous 27 years. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Old Guard Post 2100. After baseball, Karl worked for a number of years as a golf professional in Illinois and Kentucky. He was also a member of the Plumber and Pipefitters Union Local 265 and the Port Gardner Golf Club at Everett's Municipal Golf Course.


  1. ^ "Karl Adams Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 22, 2011.
  • Everett Herald, Monday, Sept. 18, 1967 Section 2D Col. 7.

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