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Grover Cleveland Alexander

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Played 8 seasons as a RHP for the Philadelphia Phillies (1911-17, 1930)

Career stat with the Phillies: 190-91, 2.18 ERA, 1409 SO, 219 CG, 61 SHO

At retirement, held Phillies career record in GP, Wins, ERA, SO, CG, SHO, IP, W-L%

Won 30 plus games three consecutive seasons (1915-17)

Had at least 23 Complete Games in seven consecutive seasons (1911-17)

5 times had 30 plus Complete Games (1911, 1914-17)

Pitched over 300 innings in seven straight seasons (1911-17)

Pitched over 350 innings in five seasons (1911, 1914-17)

Pitched two complete games in the 1915 World Series, going 1-1 with a 1.53 ERA

Finished 3rd in NL MVP voting in his rookie season (1911)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Wins with the Phillies

5 times led the NL in Wins with the Phillies (1911, 1914-17)

4 times finished in the NL Top 5 in ERA with the Phillies

2 times led the NL in ERA with the Phillies (1915, 1916)

7 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Strikeouts with the Phillies

5 times led the NL in Strikeouts with the Phillies (1912, 1914-17)

7 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Complete Games with the Phillies

5 times led the NL in Complete Games with the Phillies(1911, 1914-17)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Shutouts with the Phillies

5 times led the NL in Shutouts with the Phillies (1911, 1913, 1915-17)

7 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Innings Pitched with the Phillies

6 times led the NL in Innings Pitched with the Phillies (1911-12, 1914-17)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for Wins with 33 (1916)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for Shutouts with 16 (1916)

Holds the Phillies Single Season Record for ERA with 1.22 (1915)

Current rank on Phillies Career Leaders

  • 3rd in Wins [190]
  • 2nd in ERA [2.18]
  • 5th in SO [1409]
  • 2nd in CG [219]
  • 1st in SHO [61]
  • 3rd in IP [2513.2]

Holds the MLB modern day rookie single season record  for Wins with 28 (1911)

Current rank on the MLB Career Leaders

  • 3rd in Wins [373]
  • 48th in ERA [2.56]
  • 50th in SO [2198]
  • 13th in CG [437]
  • 2nd in SHO [90]
  • 10th in IP [5190]

2 time winner of the Pitching Triple Crown leading the NL in Wins, Strikeouts, and ERA (1915, 1916)

Member of the NL Champion Phillies (1915)

Ranked 12th on The Sporting News list of The 100 Greatest Baseball Players (1999)

Nominee for the MLB All Century Team (1999)

Enshrined in the Phillies Walk of Fame (1981)

Had his jersey retired by the Phillies (4/6/01)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame (1938)

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