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James Otto Carleton

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[edit] Biographical Information

Pitcher Tex Carleton went 20-7 with a 1.89 ERA for the Houston Buffaloes in 1931 and then embarked on an eight-season major league career. While playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers, he threw a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds on April 30, 1940.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • NL Shutouts Leader (1936)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 3 (1933, 1934 & 1937)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1933, 1934 & 1937)
  • Won a World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1934

[edit] Further Reading

  • Associated Press: "Tex Carleton Makes Comeback From Minors with No-Hit Game" [1], The Eugene Register-Guard, May 1, 1940, p. 8.
  • Associated Press: "Comeback Carleton" [2], The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, May 29, 1940, p. 7.
  • Havey Boyle: "The Carleton Deal" [3], The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 4, 1940, p. 14.
  • Whitney Martin: "Tex Carleton Bounces Back From Minors – May Be Brooklyn Regular" [4], The St. Petersburg Times, April 5, 1940, p. 15.

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