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Mother Watson

Mother Watson
Pitcher
Born: (1865-01-27)January 27, 1865
Middleport, Ohio
Died: November 23, 1898(1898-11-23) (aged 33)
Middleport, Ohio
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
May 19, 1887 for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
May 27, 1887 for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
Games pitched 2
Innings pitched 14
Earned run average 5.79
Teams

Walter L. "Mother" Watson (January 27, 1865 – November 23, 1898) was an American professional baseball player in the mid-1880s.[1] Born in Middleport, Ohio in 1865, he started two games at pitcher for the 1887 Cincinnati Reds of the American Association.[1] He completed one of his starts, and in 14 innings pitched, he had a 5.79 ERA, and was 0–1.[1] In 1888, he played for the Zanesville Kickapoos of the Tri-State League.[2] Watson died in his hometown of Middleport of a gunshot wound at the age of 33, and is interred at Middleport Hill Cemetery.[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Red Woodhead". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mother Watson". baseball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Murders". www.thedeadballera.com. TheDeadBallEra. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Retrosheet
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