Mordecai Brown

  • Card series: Pilgrims
  • City: Chicago
  • Team: Cubs
  • League: National League
  • Hall: National Baseball Hall of Fame

Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown (1876-1948) gained the Hall of Fame on the strength of a wicked curve, enhanced by childhood accidents that cost him parts of two fingers on his “twirling” hand. He won 20+ for the Cubs six times from 1904-12 with two world championships.

  • Career record of 239-130 and the 3rd best ERA of all time: 2.06
  • Had legendary duels with Giants’ Christy Mathewson, and went 13-11 against him
  • His 2.06 ERA is best ever by a pitcher with more than 200 wins
  • Elected to Hall of Fame: 1949

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