Christopher Mathewson (Big Six or Matty)
Born: August 12, 1880 in Factoryville, PA
High School: Keystone Academy (Factoryville, PA)
School: Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA)
Debut: July 17, 1900 (Age 19.339, 2,204th in MLB history)
Last Game: September 4, 1916 (Age 36.023) vs. CHC 5 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, RBI, 0 SB
Died: October 7, 1925 in Saranac Lake, NY
Buried: Lewisburg City Cemetery, Lewisburg, PA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1936 (205/226 ballots). Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Christy Mathewson Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Relatives: Brother of Henry Mathewson and Cousin of Jack Billingham
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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