Adonis Terry

  • Card series: Pioneer Portraits II: 1875-1899
  • City: Brooklyn
  • Team: Grays (AA)
  • League: American Association

William H. Terry (1864-1915) was the first pitcher in the MLB history of the Brooklyn franchise and went on to win 197 games in his 14 year career. He won 20+ 4x. Threw 2 no-hitters and led the Bridegrooms to the ’89 AA title with 22 wins, then led them to the NL title in ’90 with 26 wins.

  • Surrendered all 4 of Ed Delahanty’s HRs but won the game 9-8 on 7/13/96
  • Adoring fans gave him his nickname, reflecting both his appealing appearance and character

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