Edgar Victor Cicotte
Knuckles Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: June 19, 1884 in Springwells, MI
as a Free Agent with the Signed Detroit Tigers in 1905.
( All Transactions) September 3, 1905 (Age 21.076)
Debut: Exceeded rookie limits during 1908 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/RedSox/Tigers 1905-1920 Final Game: September 26, 1920 (Age 36.099)
vs. DET 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Died: May 5, 1969 in Detroit, MI Buried: Park View Cemetery, Livonia, MI
Relatives: Greatuncle of Al Cicotte View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- May 2014
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