Rube Kroh

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Rube Kroh
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Pitcher
Born: (1886-08-25)August 25, 1886
Friendship, New York
Died: March 17, 1944(1944-03-17) (aged 57)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 30, 1906, for the Boston Americans
Last MLB appearance
August 22, 1912, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 13–9
Earned run average 2.29
Strikeouts 92
Teams
Rube Kroh

Floyd Myron "Rube" Kroh (August 25, 1886 in Friendship, New York – March 17, 1944 in New Orleans, Louisiana), was a professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1906 to 1912. He played for the Boston Braves, Boston Red Sox, and Chicago Cubs. He is generally credited as the player who got the ball into the hands of Johnny Evers in the famous Merkle's Boner game.

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