Babe Adams Baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1909-1926. Known for his control.
Most important stats: 1909 - Rookie Year, 1.11 ERA World Series MVP; pitched 3 complete games, games 1, 5, and 7; game 7 was a shut out. Held Ty Cobb to 1 hit. 1914 - pitched a complete 21-inning game with NO walks Overall ERA: 2.76 194 wins / 140 losses WHIP 1.08 with 44 shut-outs 2.41 K/BB
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