Monty Stratton

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Monty Franklin Pierce Stratton (Gander)

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Monty Stratton of the Chicago White Sox was in the prime of his career when he lost his leg in 1938 as the result of a hunting accident. He returned as the Sox as a coach for several seasons before making a minor league comeback with a wooden leg in the 1940s.

He is the subject of the 1949 movie, The Stratton Story.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • AL All-Star (1937)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 2 (1937 & 1938)

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