Art Shires

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Charles Arthur Shires
(Art The Great)

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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.

In his final season, he also managed the Harrisburg Senators in the New York-Pennsylvania League. The team finished in 6th place with a record of 59-77.

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