Guy Bush

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Guy Terrell Bush
(The Mississippi Mudcat)

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Biographical Information[edit]

Guy Bush gave up the last home runs of Babe Ruth's career on May 25, 1935. Playing for the Boston Braves, Ruth hit three home runs, the first off Red Lucas and the last two off Bush. He would retire a week later on June 2nd.

Bush later managed in the AAGPBL.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 2-time NL Saves Leader (1925 & 1929)
  • NL Games Pitched Leader (1929)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 7 (1928-1934)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1933)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 7 (1928-1930 & 1932-1935)

Further Reading[edit]

  • Gregory H. Wolf: "Guy Bush", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: Winning on the North Side: the 1929 Chicago Cubs, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 29-35. ISBN 978-1-933599-89-2

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