Grover Cleveland Alexander Biography & Facts Britannica

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Grover-Cleveland-Alexander Grover Cleveland Alexander, byname Old Pete, (born February 26, 1887, Elba, Nebraska, U.S.—died November 4, 1950, St. Paul, Nebraska), American professional baseball player, one of the finest right-handed pitchers in the history of the game, frequently considered the greatest master of control. From 1911 to 1930 he won 373 major league games and lost 208.…

Pete Alexander - Baseball-Reference.com

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=alexan001gro View Pete Alexander's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos). Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1911 season Full Name: Grover Cleveland Alexander Nicknames: Old Pete. View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject. More bio, uniform, draft, salary infoBorn: Feb 26, 1887…

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https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/alexape01.shtml Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1938. (Voted by BBWAA on 212/262 ballots) Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939. View Pete Alexander's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos). Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1911 season Full Name: Grover Cleveland Alexander Nicknames: Old PeteHeight: 1.85 Meter…

Grover Alexander Biography - Baseball Almanac

https://www.baseball-almanac.com/players/grover_alexander_biography.shtml In 1953, a film was made about Grover Cleveland Alexander's life ('The Winning Team') and he became a ballplayer not only named for a U.S. President, but one that was portrayed by one, as future Chief Executive Ronald Reagan landed the role.…

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https://sabr.org/bioproj/person/79e6a2a7 Grover Cleveland Alexander was about to become Alexander the Great. Beginning with the 1915 season, Alexander embarked on a three-year reign of terror over the National League. He went 31-10 to lead the league in wins and achieved his first pitcher's Triple Crown, leading the league with a microscopic 1.22 ERA and a career-high 241 strikeouts.…

The Winning Team (1952) - IMDb

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045332/ May 08, 1953 · Grover Cleveland Alexander retired from baseball in 1930, yet we see him with a number on the back of his jersey, a practice that did not begin until the following year, 1931. Because he never wore a number on his uniform, there was no number for teams to "retire" for this great player.6.5/10(787)…

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https://mirfaces.com/grover-cleveland-alexander-baseball-player/ Grover Cleveland Alexander – baseball player Grover Cleveland Alexander was an icon for his generation of professional baseball players. He was a phenomenal pitcher, who established major-league records, many of which still stand today. During World War I he served as an army sergeant in France.…

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https://www.birthdaycelebs.com/grover-cleveland-alexander/ Grover Cleveland Alexander (Baseball Player) was born in NE on a Saturday, February 26, 1887. Grover Cleveland Alexander is 132 years old. He is a Pisces and was born in the Year of the Pig. Hall of Fame MLB pitcher who retired with 373 wins and a career 2.46 ERA; helped lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series Championship in 1929.…

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https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/grover-alexander.html Learn about Grover Cleveland Alexander: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. ... Baseball Player Born in Nebraska #5. ... He was named after former US President Grover Cleveland. Grover Cleveland Alexander Popularity . Most Popular #89751. Born in 1887 #37.Born: Feb 26, 1887…

Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander (1887-1950) - Find A ...

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1812/grover-cleveland-alexander In 1938 his accomplishments in baseball were forever recognized, and he was inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame. His overall achievements on the ballfield have been equaled by few players. He led the League in Wins six times, Complete Games six times, Shutouts seven times, Innings Pitched seven times, Strikeouts six times, and Earned Run Average five times.Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Saint Paul, Howard County, ……

Wicked Curve: The Life and Troubled Times of Grover ...

https://www.amazon.com/Wicked-Curve-Troubled-Cleveland-Alexander/dp/0786424125 Grover Cleveland Alexander was alcoholic, epileptic, his own worst enemy, and one of the best pitchers ever in baseball history. Author John Skipper has written a wonderful book on "Old Low and Away" in which the reader is exposed to both the greatness of his pitching abilities and his off-the-field nightmares that Alexander had to live with.Cited by: 1…

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https://www.amazon.com/Winning-Team-Ronald-Reagan/dp/B00NDZ2JYY Apr 20, 2012 · The story is about Grover Cleveland Alexander, a Major League pitcher who was very successful in the early days of baseball. Alexander has epilepsy which causes his pitching to suffer, which leads to other downfalls.…

Pete Alexander Stats Baseball-Reference.com

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/alexape01.shtml Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1938. (Voted by BBWAA on 212/262 ballots) Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939. View Pete Alexander's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos). Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1911 season Full Name: Grover Cleveland Alexander Nicknames: Old PeteHeight: 1.85 Meter…

Grover Cleveland Alexander Biography & Facts Britannica

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Grover-Cleveland-Alexander Grover Cleveland Alexander, byname Old Pete, (born February 26, 1887, Elba, Nebraska, U.S.—died November 4, 1950, St. Paul, Nebraska), American professional baseball player, one of the finest right-handed pitchers in the history of the game, frequently considered the greatest master of control. From 1911 to 1930 he won 373 major league games and lost 208.…

Grover Alexander Biography - Baseball Almanac

https://www.baseball-almanac.com/players/grover_alexander_biography.shtml Grover Alexander Biography . This Grover Alexander biography is a carefully researched account of the life of baseball player Grover Alexander. It is part of Baseball Almanac's hall of fame biographical history series and researched by historian Dennis Yuhasz.…

Alexander, Grover Cleveland Baseball Hall of Fame

https://baseballhall.org/hall-of-famers/alexander-grover-cleveland A rawboned right-handed hurler straight off a Nebraska farm, Grover Cleveland Alexander broke into the big leagues with a flourish in 1911 with the Philadelphia Phillies, setting a rookie record with 28 wins. Using a wide variety of breaking pitches, deceptive speed and pinpoint control, Alexander soon found himself being compared to the top pitchers of his era.…

Grover Cleveland Alexander Baseball Wiki Fandom

https://baseball.fandom.com/wiki/Grover_Cleveland_Alexander Grover Cleveland "Old Pete" Alexander (February 26, 1887 - November 4, 1950) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Cardinals. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1938, as the only member of the 3rd class of BBWAA choices. Alexander was the 9th player overall and the 4th pitcher chosen for the Baseball Hall of Fame by the BBWAA ...…

Pete Alexander Society for American Baseball Research

https://sabr.org/bioproj/person/79e6a2a7 Had Grover Cleveland Alexander been a writer, the French would have called him a poete maudit, a cursed poet. Alexander had within him the greatness and the frailty that make for tragedy. Except for Ty Cobb among his contemporaries, no other player had to cope with so many personal demons.…

The Winning Team (1952) - IMDb

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045332/ May 08, 1953 · Grover Cleveland Alexander retired from baseball in 1930, yet we see him with a number on the back of his jersey, a practice that did not begin until the following year, 1931. Because he never wore a number on his uniform, there was no number for teams to "retire" for this great player.6.5/10(787)…

Wicked Curve: The Life and Troubled Times of Grover ...

https://www.amazon.com/Wicked-Curve-Troubled-Cleveland-Alexander/dp/0786424125 Grover Cleveland Alexander was alcoholic, epileptic, his own worst enemy, and one of the best pitchers ever in baseball history. Author John Skipper has written a wonderful book on "Old Low and Away" in which the reader is exposed to both the greatness of his pitching abilities and his off-the-field nightmares that Alexander had to live with.Cited by: 1…

Grover Cleveland Alexander - baseball player - World of faces

https://mirfaces.com/grover-cleveland-alexander-baseball-player/ Grover Cleveland Alexander - baseball player. He was an icon for his generation of professional baseball players. He was a phenomenal pitcher, who established major-league records, many of which still stand today. During World War I he served as an army sergeant in France. He lived through…

Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander (1887-1950) - Find A ...

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1812/grover-cleveland-alexander Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander (26 Feb 1887–4 Nov 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1812, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Saint Paul, Howard County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Saint Paul, Howard County, ……

Grover Cleveland Alexander (Baseball Player) - Life, Age ...

https://www.birthdaycelebs.com/grover-cleveland-alexander/ Grover Cleveland Alexander (Baseball Player) was born in NE on a Saturday, February 26, 1887.Grover Cleveland Alexander is 132 years old. He is a Pisces and was born in the Year of the Pig.. Hall of Fame MLB pitcher who retired with 373 wins and a career 2.46 ERA; helped lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series Championship in 1929.…

Grover Cleveland Alexander - Bio, Facts, Family Famous ...

https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/grover-alexander.html Learn about Grover Cleveland Alexander: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. ... Baseball Player Born in Nebraska #5. ... He was named after former US President Grover Cleveland. Grover Cleveland Alexander Popularity . Most Popular #89751. Born in 1887 #37.Born: Feb 26, 1887…

“Old Pete:” How Grover Cleveland Alexander Got His ...

https://baseballhall.org/discover-more/stories/short-stops/old-pete-origin In the 1926 World Series, veteran St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander came out of the bullpen to strike out Yankees slugger Tony Lazzeri in the seventh inning of Game 7 with the bases loaded and two out, preserving a 3-2 lead. When he closed out the Cardinals’ World Championship ...…