Lil Stoner

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Lil Stoner
Lil Stoner.jpg
Image from Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum.
Pitcher
Born: (1899-02-28)February 28, 1899
Bowie, Texas
Died: June 26, 1966(1966-06-26) (aged 67)
Enid, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1922, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
June 10, 1931, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 50–58
Strikeouts 299
Earned run average 4.76
Teams

Ulysses Simpson Grant "Lil" Stoner (February 28, 1899 – June 26, 1966) born in Bowie, Texas was a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1922 and 1924–1929), Pittsburgh Pirates (1930) and Philadelphia Phillies (1931).

He was an avid grower of irises and was an accredited Judge of the American Iris Society. Source: Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Number 183, October 1966, Page 94.

He died in Enid, Oklahoma at the age of 67.

MLB statistics[edit]

SEASON TEAM GP GS IP ER BB SO W L ERA
1922 DET 17 7 62.2 49 3 35 4 4 7.04
1924 DET 36 25 215.2 113 13 65 11 11 4.72
1925 DET 34 18 152.0 72 6 53 10 9 4.26
1926 DET 32 22 159.2 97 11 63 7 10 5.47
1927 DET 38 24 215.0 95 9 77 10 13 3.98
1928 DET 36 11 126.1 61 16 42 5 8 4.35
1929 DET 24 3 53.0 31 2 31 3 3 5.26
1930 PIT 5 0 5.2 3 2 3 0 0 4.76
1931 PHI 7 1 13.2 10 0 5 0 0 6.59
Total -- 229 111 1003.2 531 62 374 50 58 4.76

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Key

  • GP: Games Played
  • GS: Games Starts
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • ER: Earned Runs
  • BB: Walks
  • SO: Strike Outs
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • ERA: Earn Run Average

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Lil Stoner Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 31 August 2016.