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Alvin Floyd Crowder
(General)

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 170 lb.

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[edit] Biographical Information

Alvin "General" Crowder's nickname came from General Enoch Crowder, originator of America's World War I draft lottery.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • AL All-Star (1933)
  • 2-time AL Wins Leader (1932 & 1933)
  • AL Winning Percentage Leader (1928)
  • AL Games Pitched Leader (1933)
  • AL Innings Pitched Leader (1932)
  • AL Shutouts Leader (1929)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 7 (1928-1933 & 1935)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 3 (1928, 1932 & 1933)
  • 25 Wins Seasons: 1 (1932)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 7 (1928-1933 & 1935)
  • 300 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1932)
  • Won a World Series with the Detroit Tigers in 1935

[edit] Further Reading

  • Gregory H, Wolf: "General Crowder", in Scott Ferkovich, ed.: Detroit the Unconquerable: the 1935 World Champion Tigers, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2014, pp. 42-48. ISBN 978-1-933599-78-6

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