T205 Ed Walsh Tobacco Reprint Baseball Card with Gold
T205 Ed Walsh Tobacco Reprint Baseball
Ed Walsh Born in Plains Township, Pennsylvania, Walsh had a brief
but remarkable major league career. He made his major league debut
in 1904 with the Chicago White Sox and pitched his first full season
in 1906, going 17-13 with a 1.88 ERA and 171 strikeouts. From this
season through 1912, Walsh averaged 24 victories, 220 strikeouts and
posted an ERA below 2.00 five times. He also led the league in saves
five times in this span. His finest individual season came in 1908
when he went 40-15 with 269 strikeouts, 6 saves and a 1.42 ERA.
In 1910, although he did not break even, an analysis showsthat in
the 369-2/3 innings he pitched, opposing teams were charged with
1,294 times at bat and only made 242 hits a batting average of .187.
Walsh Career Stats
Ed Walsh Reprint Card(HOF Link)
"I think the ball disintegrated on the way to the plate and the
catcher put it back together again. I swear, when it went past the
plate it was just the spit." - Outfielder Sam Crawford (1965)
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