Virgil Cheeves

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Virgil "Chief" Cheeves
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Born: (1901-02-12)February 12, 1901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Died: May 5, 1979(1979-05-05) (aged 78)
Dallas, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 7, 1920, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
May 13, 1927, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 26-27
Earned run average 4.73
Strikeouts 98

Virgil Earl Cheeves (February 12, 1901 – May 5, 1979) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for six seasons. Nicknamed "Chief", he played for the Chicago Cubs from 1920 to 1923, the Cleveland Indians in 1924, and the New York Giants in 1927.

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