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NetShrine's SUPERNALS
from the Dead Ball Era

For more information on each player, click on his name in the table below.

Jesse Tannehill Chief Bender Slim Sallee
Addie Joss Ed Reulbach Mike Donlin
Joe McGinnity Eddie Cicotte Gavy Cravath
Sherry Magee Babe Adams Hippo Vaughn
Larry Doyle Elmer Flick Topsy Hartsel
Jimmy Sheckard Sam Leever Heine Groh

Max Carey

Zack Wheat Donie Bush
Bobby Wallace              

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Owen Joseph "Donie" Bush 
        1908 - 1923 (Detroit AL, Washington AL)
        Shortstop with an incredible batting
       eye.  From 1910-19, no one had more
       BB and only Cobb, Eddie Collins, &
       Speaker scored more runs.  403 SBs.
        
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Zachary Davis Wheat "Buck" 
        1909 - 1927 (Brooklyn NL, Philadelphia AL)
        Well rounded player.  2,884 career hits.
       Ran well.  Scored and drove in 1,200+.
       Won 1918 NL Batting Title.
        
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Max George Carey "Scoops" 
        1910 - 1929 (Pittsburgh NL, Brooklyn NL)
        Great defensive CF.  Stole 738 bases.
       Scored 1,545 runs.  2,665 career hits.
        
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Samuel James Tilden Sheckard 
        1897 - 1913 (Brooklyn NL, Baltimore AL,
        Chicago NL, St. Louis NL, Cincinnati NL)
        One of the best fielding OF of his time.
       From 1900-09, only 2 players had more
       BB, only 3 had more SBs & only
       six scored more runs.
       
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Tully Frederick "Topsy" Hartsel 
        1898 - 1911 (Louisville NL, Cincinnati NL,
        Chicago NL, Philadelphia AL)
        Only 5' 5'' tall.  Great lead-off hitter.
        Led AL in BB 5 times.  Only Roy
        Thomas had more BB from 1900-09.
        
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Henry Knight "Heine" Groh 
        1912 - 1927 (New York Giants NL,
        Cincinnati NL, Pittsburgh NL)
        Best fielding NL 3B in the 1910's.  
       Great batting eye.  Played in 5 World
        Series.  Used non-tapered bat.
      
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Charles Benjamin "Babe" Adams 
        1906 - 1926 (St. Louis NL, Pittsburgh NL)
        Pitched with incredible control - 430
       career BB allowed in 2,995 IP. 
       Lifetime ERA of 2.75. 
  
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James Leslie "Hippo" Vaughn 
        1908 - 1921 (New York AL, Washington AL,
        Chicago NL)
        Won 20+ five times in a 6 year span. 
       Lifetime 2.49 ERA in 2,730 career IP.
       Led NL in K's twice & ERA once.
    
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Elmer Harrison Flick 
        1898 - 1910 (Philadelphia NL, Cleveland AL)
        Lifetime .313 BA w/330 SBs.   Only 4
       had more XBH from 1900-09.  Tigers
       offered "prospect" Ty Cobb for him in
       1907 and were turned down - Flick
       played 3 more years, Cobb played 21.
       
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Lawrence Joseph Doyle
"Laughing Larry" 

        1907 - 1920 (New York Giants NL, Chicago NL)
        Second baseman who also contributed
       with the bat and on the bases. 
       NL MVP 1912. 
      
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Samuel Leever
"The Goshen Schoolmaster" 

        1898 - 1910 (Pittsburgh NL)
        From 1900-09, only Ed Reulbach had
       a better winning percentage.  Also
       used to finish games as well as starting.
        
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Sherwood Robert "Sherry" Magee 
        1904 - 1919 (Philadelphia NL, Boston NL,
        Cincinnati NL)
        Led NL in RBI 4 times.  Good glove in
       the OF.  441 SBs.  674 career XBH.
        
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Clifford Byren
"Gavy" Cravath "Cactus" 

        1908 - 1920 (Boston AL, Chicago AL,
        Washington AL, Philadelphia NL)
        Led the NL in HRs 6 times.   No one
       had more HRs from 1910-19.  Led
       NL in OF assists 3 times.
      
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Harry Franklin "Slim" Sallee 
        1908 - 1921 (St. Louis NL,
        New York Giants NL, Cincinnati NL)
        From 1910-19, only 6 had more GS &
       only 4 won more games.  Also pitched
        in relief - closing many games.
     
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Michael Joseph
"Turkey Mike" Donlin 

        1899 - 1914 (St. Louis NL, Baltimore AL,
        Cincinnati NL, New York Giants NL,
        Boston NL, Pittsburgh NL)
        Flamboyant & controversial.   Was an
       excellent hitter when he played.  Sat
       out 1907 for more money.  Sought
       spotlight off the field as a performer.
        
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Edward Marvin
Reulbach "Big Ed" 

        1905 - 1917 (Chicago NL, Brooklyn NL,  
        Newark Federal Lge., Boston NL)
        182 career wins w/.632 Win %.   Made
       300 starts, completed 200 of them.
       Career 2.28 ERA in 2,632.1 IP.
        
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Adrian "Addie" Joss 
        1902 - 1910 (Cleveland AL)
        Pitched 9 seasons - won 160 & had .623
       Win %.  Only 3 had a lower ERA from
       1900-09.  Died at age 31 due to
       tubercular meningitis in 1911.
       
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Edward Victor Cicotte
"Knuckles" 

        1905 - 1920 (Detroit AL, Boston AL,
        Chicago AL)
        2nd best player to be banned (after Joe
       Jackson) as a result of the "Black Sox"
       scandal.  One of the top ten pitchers
       from 1910-19.
      
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Joseph Jerome McGinnity
"Iron Man" 

        1899 - 1908 (Baltimore NL, Brooklyn NL,
        Baltimore AL, New York Giants NL)
        300+ IP/season for 9 straight years.
       Led league in wins 5 times.  Won 246
       in career.  Pitched in minors after 1908,
       for another 17 years - retiring at age 54.
      
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Jesse Niles Tannehill
"Tanny" "Powder" 

        1894 - 1911 (Cincinnati NL, Pittsburgh NL,
        New York AL, Boston AL, Washington AL)
        Little lefty.  Very good control.  Won
       20+ 6 times.  Lifetime Win % of .629.
    
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Charles Albert
"Chief" Bender 

        1903 - 1925 (Philadelphia AL,
        Baltimore Federal Lge., Philadelphia NL,
        Chicago AL)
        212 career wins w/a .625 Win %.  
       Descendant of the Chippewa.
    
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Rhoderick John
"Bobby" Wallace 

        1894 - 1918 (Cleveland NL, St. Louis NL)
        Standout defensive SS.  Some good
       offensive years early in his career. 
       Played in parts of 25 seasons.
       
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