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Patsy Flaherty

Patsy Flaherty
Born: (1876-06-29)June 29, 1876
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
Died: January 23, 1968(1968-01-23) (aged 91)
Alexandria, Louisiana
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 8, 1899, for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
September 14, 1911, for the Boston Rustlers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 67-84
Earned run average 3.10
Strikeouts 271

Patrick Joseph Flaherty (June 29, 1876 – January 23, 1968), born in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, was a pitcher for the Louisville Colonels (1899), Pittsburgh Pirates (1900 and 1904–05), Chicago White Sox (1903–1904), Boston Doves (1907–08), Philadelphia Phillies (1910) and Boston Rustlers (1911), who specialized in his spitball.[1]

He led the American League in Hits Allowed (338) and Losses (25) in 1903. He led the National League in Earned Runs Allowed (88) in 1908.

In 9 years Flaherty had a Win-Loss record of 67–84, 173 Games, 150 Games Started, 125 Complete Games, 7 Shutouts, 18 Games Finished, 2 Saves, 1,302 ⅔ Innings Pitched, 1,292 Hits Allowed, 616 Runs Allowed, 449 Earned Runs Allowed, 25 Home Runs Allowed, 331 Walks Allowed, 271 Strikeouts, 56 Hit Batsmen, 25 Wild Pitches, 5,156 Batters Faced, 2 Balks and a 3.10 ERA.

He died in Alexandria, Louisiana at the age of 91.


  1. ^ The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers: An Historical Compendium of Pitching, Pitchers, and Pitches. Bill James and Rob Neyer. 2004.

External links

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

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