Old Hoss Radbourn
Charles Gardner Radbourn
( Old Hoss twitter: @OldHossRadbourn)
Positions: Pitcher and Rightfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 168 lb.
Born: December 11, 1854 in Rochester, NY
( All Transactions) May 5, 1880 (Age 25)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Grays/Beaneaters/Reds/Bisons 1880-1891 August 11, 1891 (Age 36)
Died: February 5, 1897 in Bloomington, IL Buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, IL
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1939.
No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013). View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Old Hoss Radbourn Page View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
About biographical information
News -- September 2013
9/18 Baseballhotcorner.com: The 5 Worst Seasons with 20+ Wins: The title says it all. I excluded seasons before 1976 because pitchers made way too many starts before then. If I went way back, ...
9/17 The Baseball Continuum: John Philip Sousa once wrote a Baseball March: John Philip Sousa, the man who wrote such patriotic standards as The Stars and Stripes Forever, also wrote a march for baseball, ... News -- August 2013
8/17 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – August 17: August 17, 1882 Old Hoss Radbourn homers in the 18th inning as Providence beats Detroit 1-0. It was the N.L.’s longest shutout ... News -- July 2013
7/28 Beyond the Scorecard: #killthewin: I love researching questions but don't have the most imaginative mind in the world. That's why when I see intriguing subjects ... News -- March 2013
3/12 The Baseball Continuum: Weird thing I noticed today: Okay, so Old Hoss Radbourn was a player in the 19th century, most notable for having 59 wins in 1884. But, guess what? Baseball ...
3/7 60ft6in.com: F12 Top12 1880-1889: In the 1880′s the Statue of Liberty was dedicated, Vaudeville opened, Washington Monument was unveiled, the Brooklyn Bridge ... News -- February 2013
2/22 mlbreports.com: An American Hobby: Baseball Memorabilia – ‘The Obscene Gesture Card’: Like us on Facebook here Friday, February.22, 2013 By Lee Edelstein (‘Baseball Memorabilia Enthusiast’ – visit ... News -- January 2013
1/23 Wahoo Sam: The Hall of Fame case for Tony Mullane: If nickname quality was the most important criteria for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Tony Mullane would have been inducted ...
1/23 Baseball With Matt: The Sophomore of the Year Award 1/23/13: Hey baseball fans!Today's blog is about a very interesting award that was only around in the 1950s. It isn't really that well-known, ... News -- December 2012
12/13 Splash Hit Blog: @OldHossRadbourn and the #Hallof100: I’m not a follower, I don’t know who runs the account, but the man is admired on Twitter, even if we have no idea ... News -- November 2012
11/30 Wahoo Sam: The Hall of Fame case for Tony Mullane: If nickname quality was the most important criteria for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Tony Mullane would have been inducted ... News -- August 2012
8/18 Halo Hangout: Link Hangout: Instant replay, Dan Haren and moooooore Mike Trout. The air is getting sucked out of the lungs of this fan base quicker than the ... News -- July 2012
7/10 Baseball With Matt: The Greatest Pitchers You've Never Heard Of 7/10/12: Hey Guys!While all of you have heard of the records of Cy Young (511 career wins) and Nolan Ryan (5,714 career strikeouts and ...
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 -- May 2012
5/14 60ft6in.com: Old Hoss: What do you really know about Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn other than his famous twitter account? His 1884 season almost defies ... News -- February 2012
2/19 WasWatching: Pitchers Leaving Early: So, are Don Drysdale and Catfish Hunter the greatest “modern” pitchers to die young? See this list - Rk Player WAR ... 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
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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 ... News -- May 2011
5/22 AndyPatton.net: Bret Saberhagen and the Hall of Fame: I am doing a series on different major league baseball players and their case for induction into the Major League baseball hall ... 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 ...
3/16 AndyPatton.net: Urban Shocker and the Hall of Fame: I am doing a series on different major league baseball players and their case for induction into the Major League baseball hall ... 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 ...