Charles Arthur Shires
(Art The Great)
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.
- Debut August 20, 1928
- Final Game July 31, 1932
- Born August 13, 1906 in Italy, TX USA
- Died July 13, 1967 in Italy, TX USA
Art Shires gave himself his nickname, "The Great," and was one of the more notorious players of the late 1920s, getting into fights, boasting, and engaging in boxing and/or wrestling activities in the offseason.