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Walter Cleveland Stewart

  • Bats Right, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 160 lb.

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[edit] Biographical Information

Lefty Stewart nearly died in the fall of 1927 when his appendix burst while he was on a hunting trip. Despite being told by doctors that he would never pitch again, he made a full recovery, going 20-12 with a 3.45 ERA for the 1930 St. Louis Browns. Stewart's 1930 season was impressive when put into context of both the era and team - his 3.45 ERA was good for 3rd in the American League and the 20 wins came for a Browns team that finished the year with a 64-90 record.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • 15 Wins Seasons: 3 (1930, 1932 & 1933)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1930)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 4 (1930-1933)

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