On March 7, 1902 — – Hall of Famer James (Pud) Galvin dies at the age of 45. Galvin won 361 games over a 14-year career, placing him in a tie for sixth on the all-time list for most wins. In 1883 and 1884, Galvin won a combined 92 games. Galvin, if you are into WAR posted a 17+ WAR in 1884 which ranks 3rd all time.

Galvin will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1965

Galvin also his the distinction of being the first player, and first known player to take a PED who is in the baseball hall of fame. He took the infamous Brown Exlier.

PODCAST – Pud Galvin and the elixir of Brown-Sequard


 

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