October 15, 1896|
|Died: August 25, 1949
|July 4, 1918, for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 18, 1924, for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||4.03|
John Reaves "Mule" Watson (October 15, 1896 in Arizona, Louisiana – August 25, 1949 in Shreveport, Louisiana), was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1918 to 1924. He played for the Boston Braves, Philadelphia Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Giants. On the 12th and 13 August 1921, Watson became the last pitcher in Major League history to start both games of a doubleheader twice in the same season.
- Preston, JG. "A thorough account of pitchers who have started both games of a doubleheader in the major leagues". prestonjg.wordpress.com. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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