Eddie Plank

Eddie Plank

About Eddie Plank

Edward Stewart Plank (August 31, 1875 February 24, 1926), nicknamed 'Gettysburg Eddie', was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He is the first left-handed pitcher to win 200 games and then 300 games, and now ranks third in all-time wins among left-handers with 326 career victories (eleventh all time) and first all-time in career shutouts by a left-handed pitcher with 66. Plank was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946.

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