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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", The Eugene Register-Guard, May 1, 1940, p. 8. [1]
  • Associated Press: "Comeback Carleton", The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, May 29, 1940, p. 7. [2]
  • Havey Boyle: "The Carleton Deal", The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 4, 1940, p. 14. [3]
  • Whitney Martin: "Tex Carleton Bounces Back From Minors – May Be Brooklyn Regular", The St. Petersburg Times, April 5, 1940, p. 15. [4]
  • Gregory H. Wolf: "Tex Carleton", in Charles F. Faber, ed.: The 1934 St. Louis Cardinals: The World Champion Gas House Gang, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2014, pp. 51-56. ISBN 978-1-933599-731

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