The 10 Best Pitchers From The 1890′s

Posted: 13th December 2009 by Michael W in MLB
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There were 36 pitchers from the 1890's that pitched at least 200 games. That is the lowest number of any decade in the history of Major League Baseball, other than the 1870's and 1880's. The 1890s are an interesting decade to write about, because it was a poor decade for starting pitching numbers. In fact, it is the worst decade in history for starting pitching numbers, other than this decade. Another interesting thing is that there are three Hall of Fame pitchers from the 1890's, but other than the three in the HOF, the others have fallen into oblivion. Take the 1880's, for example. There are six pitchers from the 1880's that are in the HOF. But other than those six, there are another six or seven that are on the tongues of most historians, they still get their due even not being in the ...

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