Sunday, February 14, 2016

1933 Goudey ('83 Galasso reprint) #78: Jack Quinn, Brooklyn Dodgers, P

Jack Quinn wrapped up his 23-season MLB career, spanning from 1909-1933, at the ripe pitching age of 50 years old.  He was born as Joannes Pajkos in Slovakia on July 1st, 1883.  The majority of Quinn's playing years were spent with the Yankees and Athletics.  His first World Series was with the Yankees in 1921, which resulted in a 5-3 loss to the New York Giants.  Quinn won two rings with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1929 and 1930, against the Cubs and Cardinals, respectively.  

Quinn finished his career with 247 Wins, 3.29 ERA, and 1329 Strikeouts in 3920.1 Innings Pitched.  He led the league 3 times in Games Finished and 2 times in Saves.  Jack Quinn appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot 4 times in 1948, 1956, 1958, and 1960, receiving up to 3.4% of the vote during his best year.  

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