Jack Coombs

  • Card series: Pilgrims
  • City: Philadelphia
  • Team: Athletics (AL)
  • League: American League

John Wesley Coombs (1882-1957) pitched for the Athletics, Robins and Tigers over 13 years, but it was his magical 1910 season that made a permanent mark on MLB. 31-9, 1.30 ERA, 353 innings, 35 CG, and the still standing record of 13 shutouts. A year for the ages!

  • In one 16-day stretch in 1910 he pitched 10 complete games and relieved in 2 more
  • Went on to a successful college coaching career till forced to retire from Duke at age 70

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