Joseph Jerome McGinnity
Iron Man Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 206 lb.
Born: March 20, 1871 in Cornwall, IL
( All Transactions) April 18, 1899 (Age 28)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Giants/Orioles/Superbas 1899-1908 October 5, 1908 (Age 37)
Died: November 14, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, McAlester, OK
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1946.
Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1947. View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Joe McGinnity Page View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- August 2013
8/31 elysianfielders.com: This Day in Giants History: August 31, 1903: Joe McGinnity wins both games of a double header for the third time this month, beating the Phillies, 4-1 and 9-2. Iron Joe ...
8/24 Fungoes.net: Wainwright earns “win” in the old-school way: If a modern-day pitcher ever deserved a “win,” Adam Wainwright did Friday night in his team’s 3-1 triumph over ... News -- May 2013
5/1 The Captain's Blog: Is Mariano Rivera Saving His Best For Last?: (The following was originally published at SB*Nation’s Pinstriped Bible) If you expected Mariano Rivera to be slowed by his ... News -- February 2013
2/21 Billy-Ball.com: 20-Game Win Seasons for Pitchers 30 and Over: Yesterday was Justin Verlander‘s 30th birthday and to celebrate I wrote about pitchers who won 20 games as a 30-year old. ...
2/20 Billy-Ball.com: Justin Verlander Turns 30: 61 pitchers with 20+ wins at 30: Baseball’s best pitcher Justin Verlander turns 30 today and Tigers fans have nothing to worry about. Nothing. Although the ... News -- November 2012
11/13 WasWatching: The Best Yankees SP Who Only Pitched Briefly For New York: Here’s one way to slice it - Rk Player WAR IP From To Age G GS W L SV ERA ERA+ 1 Chien-Ming Wang 13.2 670.2 2005 2009 25-29 ...
11/9 Call to the Pen: Hall Of Fame Nominee Hank O’Day: One thing you’ve got to admit about Hank O’Day whether you believe he should be in the Hall of Fame or not: The guy ... News -- July 2012
7/2 60ft6in.com: 100 Pitches? Throw Away the Clicker: I am so tired of the pitch count. The 100-pitch limit (a nice round number?) is an arbitrary figure with no scientific evidence ... News -- March 2012
News -- January 2012
1/11 High Heat Stats: WAAS for Pitchers: (For an explanation of the Wins Above All-Star Level method, as well as position-player values, see previous post.)The following ... News -- December 2011
12/18 High Heat Stats: Readers' Research: Only Career HR Off of a Hall of Famer: A week ago there was the following comment was posted on our suggestions page by Psychump :I am currently collecting ...
12/9 High Heat Stats: Baseball behemoths: rolling three-year WAR leaders (pitchers edition): Here are the pitchers with the highest total Wins Above Replacement for each 3-year period dating back to 1900. There are lots ... News -- March 2011
3/18 B-R Blog: Bloops: The Hall of (Peak-Weighted) WAR: Here's a cool link from Adam Darowski: Hall of wWAR: The Hall of Fame Re-Po**** by Peak-Weighted WAR It is exactly what it sounds ... News -- October 2010
10/30 The Captain's Blog: Cain Is Able: A New Postseason Pitching Star Is Born: One night after Cliff Lee bombed in the first game of the 2010 World Series, a new postseason pitching star was born. Just as ... News -- May 2010
5/20 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Starting Pitchers Not In the Hall of Fame: Yesterday, I looked at the best eligible position players not in the Hall of Fame by WAR, and you responded with your votes by ...