Jakie May Essentials

Positions:
Bats: R Throws: L
68 Weight: 178
Born: 11 25, 1895 in Youngsville, NC USA
Died: 6 3 1970 in Raleigh, NC USA
Debut: 6/26/1917
Last Game: 9/25/1932
Full Name: Frank Spruiell May

In Game Four of the 1932 World Series — the last major league game of his 14-year career — he struck out Babe Ruth two consecutive times. A decade earlier, he won 35 games in one (very long) minor league season. Later a tobacco farmer and the best player to ever hail from Wendell, North Carolina, Jakie May, a 5-foot-8, rotund, and left-handed “Wee Carolinian,” is quite the jolly story from over a century ago.
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