James Francis Galvin
( Pud, Gentle Jeems or The Little Steam Engine)
Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: December 25, 1856 in St. Louis, MO ( All Transactions) May 22, 1875 (Age 18)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Bisons/PittsburghAlleghenys/Pirates/Burghers/BrownStockings/... 1875-1892 August 2, 1892 (Age 35)
Died: March 7, 1902 in Pittsburgh, PA Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1965.
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Pud Galvin Page View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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