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  Pud Galvin (person)@Everything2.com
In 1885, Galvin was purchased from the Bisons by the Pittsburgh Alleghenys of the American Association, the team which later joined the NL as the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1887.
Galvin was also one of the earliest players known to take performance enhancing drugs, when he injected himself with the "Famous Elixir of Brown-Sequard, aka "Liquor Spermaticus," which was basically testosterone drawn from the testicles of monkeys.
Galvin died penniless in Pittsburgh in 1902, so poor that his funeral had to be paid for by donations from fans.
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 Pud Galvin - Trivia
The nickname "Pud" supposedly originated because he made the hitters "look like PUDding", a popular phase in the 1880s (like having "legs of jello" when you see a nasty looking pitch heading your way).
Pud Galvin died at age 45, on March 7, 1902 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Allegheny, Pennsylvania and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
On August 20, 1880, Galvin became the first major league pitcher to throw a no-hitter on the road, leading his Buffalo Bisons to a 1-0 victory over the Worcester Worcesters.
encyclopedia.stateuniversity.com /pages/17989/Pud-Galvin.html   (282 words)

  
 PUD - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Galvin, Pud (1856-1902), American baseball player, the first pitcher to collect more than 300 wins.
Dear Pud, I knew she was all wrong for me. She was too selfish, financially irresponsible, and we had too-different views on marriage and kids.
Pud, I'm a journalism major and I'm getting bored with school, work, the party life, and life in general.
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 Pud Galvin - Search Results - MSN Encarta
A stocky pitcher with a blinding fastball, Pud Galvin racked up phenomenal totals in the early days of major league baseball.
Galvin was 37-27 for Buffalo in 1879, his rookie...
Pud Galvin collected 361 career victories and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1965.
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 The Ballplayers - Pud Galvin | BaseballLibrary.com
Galvin was 37-27 for Buffalo in 1879, his rookie season and the first of six straight 20-win campaigns.
In 1885 Galvin jumped from Buffalo (NL) to Allegheny (American Association), the club that joined the NL in 1887 as Pittsburgh.
Pud was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1965 by the Veterans Committee.
www.baseballlibrary.com /ballplayers/player.php?name=Pud_Galvin_1856   (429 words)

  
 Pud Galvin - BaseballWiki - a Wikia wiki
Pud Galvin - BaseballWiki - a Wikia wiki
Louis, Missouri, Pud played in an era where 2-man pitching rotations were common - hence his 6,003 innings pitched and 646 complete games, both of which are second only to the career totals of Cy Young.
Galvin pitched for St Louis (NA), Buffalo in the International Association and NL; Pittsburgh or Allegheny, Pennsylvania in the IA, AA, NL, and PL; and St Louis (NL).
baseball.wikia.com /wiki/Pud_Galvin   (511 words)

  
  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Pud Galvin
Galvin pitched for St Louis (NA), Buffalo in the International Association and NL; Pittsburgh or Allegheny, Pennsylvania in the AA, NL, and PL; and St Louis (NL).
Pud Galvin died at age 45, on March 7, 1902 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Allegheny, Pennsylvania and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
On August 20, 1880, Galvin became the first major league pitcher to throw a no-hitter on the road, leading his Buffalo Bisons to a 1-0 victory over the Worcester Worcesters.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Pud_Galvin   (365 words)

  
 Baseball Historian - Part of the Sports Historian Network
"Pud" Galvin, master pitcher has the most wins of any pitcher who did not play on a pennant winning team.
Galvin's first no-hitter was pitched when the pitching mound was 45 feet from home plate.
In 1884, "Pud" Galvin struckout 369 batters, the 10th highest in history for one year.
www.baseballhistorian.com /american_heroes.cfm?hero=27   (244 words)

  
 Pud Galvin - BR Bullpen
Galvin is the only player in baseball history to win 20 or more games in 10 different years without winning a pennant, finishing his career with a total of 364 wins and 310 losses.
On August 20, 1880, Galvin became the first major league pitcher to throw a no-hitter on the road, leading his Buffalo Bisons to a 1-0 victory over the Worcester Ruby Legs.
Galvin died at age 45 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Allegheny.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Pud_Galvin   (345 words)

  
 PEDs, old style. - Orioles Hangout Community
For those of you not alive in 1885, Pud was a star pitcher in the early days of the game.
Galvin was one of the top pitchers of his era.
Galvin was starting 50 games a year into his 30s.
www.orioleshangout.com /forums/showthread.php?t=50230   (1269 words)

  
 PudGalvin.com - » Keith Olbermann: “Pud Galvin’s statue should be outside the Steroid Hall of ...
Olbermann went on to say that a statue of Pud Galvin should be erected outside the (fictional) Steroid Hall of Fame.
Although Pud Galvin is the pioneer of steroids in baseball, he was also a great athlete, and should be remembered for his accomplishments on the field, not immortalized in stone, giving himself an injection in a monkey crouch.
Pud is my hero because even though he is a 20 game loser (a record 10 times!) He is a member of baseball’s Hall of Fame.
www.pudgalvin.com /2006/12/05/keith-olbermann-pud-galvins-statue-should-be-outside-the-steroid-hall-of-fame.html   (461 words)

  
 » Pud Galvin- Biographies of famous people : Famous People biography
Pud played in an era where 2-man pitching rotations were common - thus his 5,959 innings pitched and 641 complete games, both of which are second only to the career totals of Cy Young.
The nickname “Pud” supposedly originated because he made the hitters “look like PUDding", a popular phase in the 1880s (like having “legs of jello” when you see a nasty looking pitch heading your way).
Pud Galvin died at age 45, on March 7, 1902 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
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 Pud Galvin - Definition, explanation
Pud played in an era where 2-man pitching rotations were common - thus his 5,959 innings pitched and 641 complete games, both of which are second only to the career totals of Cy Young.
Pud Galvin died at age 45, on March 7, 1902 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
On August 20, 1880, Galvin became the first major league pitcher to throw a no-hitter on the road, leading his Buffalo Bisons to a 1-0 victory over the Worcester Worcesters.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/p/pu/pud_galvin.php   (236 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "Pud Galvin"
One of the most colorful performers in the 19th century, Pud Galvin is the only pitcher in history to win 20 or more games on 10 different occasions without ever playing on a pennant winner.
Pud then pitched for teams in Pittsburgh and Buffalo for the next three years before returning to the major leagues in 1879 when Buffalo, his 1878 club, became a member of the National League.
Late in the 1885 season, with the franchise on the rocks, Galvin was sold to the Pittsburgh Alleghenys in the American Association for $2,500.
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 PudGalvin.com
Pud Galvin was the first pitcher in Major League history to earn 300 wins.
Keith Olbermann: “Pud Galvin’s statue should be outside the Steroid Hall of Fame.”
Mike on Keith Olbermann: "Pud Galvin's statue should be outside the Steroid Hall of Fame."
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 HickokSports.com - Biography - Pud Galvin
Nicknamed the "Little Steam Engine" by sportswriters because of his durability, Galvin had a 46-29 record in 1883, when he led the league in complete games with 72, shutouts with 5, and innings pitched with 656, an all-time record.
Buffalo sold Galvin for $2,500 to Pittsburgh of the American Association, then a major league, during the 1885 season.
Galvin returned to the Pittsburgh NL club in 1891, when he had a 14-14 mark, and was traded to St. Louis during the 1892 season.
www.hickoksports.com /biograph/galvinpud.shtml   (234 words)

  
 Pittsburgh Dish: Allegheney City
Galvin retired in 1892, leaving as the game’s all-time leader in wins (361), innings pitched (5941), games completed (646), and shutouts (57), among other categories.
Pud came back to Pittsburgh and opened a saloon downtown, but life after baseball would not be easy.
Pud Galvin was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1965.
pittsburghdish.typepad.com /pittsburgh_dish/allegheney_city/index.html   (1810 words)

  
 NPR : A Different Kind of Performance Enhancer
"Pud" Galvin, a 19th-century baseball player famed for his pitching prowess.
NPR.org, March 31, 2006 · In 1889, a Pittsburgh pitcher named Jim "Pud" Galvin became the first baseball player to be widely known for using a performance enhancer.
(He was nicknamed "Pud" because his pitching supposedly turned opposing batters into "pudding" -- much like Barry Bonds' brain.) Before pitching a game against Boston, Pud used something called the elixir of Brown-Sequard...
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=5314753   (323 words)

  
 Pud Galvin | The BASEBALL Page
The premier strikeout pitcher of the early 1880s, James "Pud" Galvin was a rubber-armed hurler who finished 94% of his starts.
Galvin was known as "The Little Steam Engine," and "Gentle Jeems." Apparently the nickname "Pud" was short for "pudding," and was placed on Galvin by admiring fans in St. Louis.
Pud Galvin threw no-hit games in 1880 and 1884, becoming the first major league pitcher to record more than one no-hitter.
www.thebaseballpage.com /players/galvipu01.php   (273 words)

  
 Is Pud Galvin in your top twenty pitchers of all time? - Baseball Fever
Galvin is far out of my top 20, and I certainly have heard of him.
You could be right about Pud being the least impressive 300 game winner among 19th century pitchers, although a good argument could be made for Smiling Mickey Welch.
Galvin was far far from the best even of his era- he was very consistent and lasted a few extra years (and let's face it, he was better than Mickey Welch anyhow) compared to the rest of the gang, but there's no way he's in the top twenty all-time.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=55268   (1532 words)

  
 Baseball: Enhance Your Pud - Deadspin
NPR's blog tells the story today of Pud Galvin, a 19th century pitcher for Pittsburgh.
Galvin once knowingly and openly drank the "elixir of Brown-Sequard," which was, essentially, the testosterone drained from the gonads of a dead animal.
Pud looks like he swings a bat the same way Crazy Julian throws a punch.
www.deadspin.com /sports/baseball/enhance-your-pud-164358.php   (439 words)

  
 Untitled
Pud Galvin on vox- Pud picked up a mic because he was pissed off after witnessing all the lame ass people that have been trying to front bands for the past couple years..........His main influences include Eric Adams, Gene Simmons, Billy Milano, Sebastian Bach, King Diamond, Joey Belladonna, and even Freddy Mercury!
Pud is currently on hiatus.......Pud and Jimmy are attending different colleges trying to further their musical education........they do say however LOOKOUT cause PUD will be back with a vengeance next summer......
Pud currently has a demo in circulation on DETH2POZER records...entitled The Taste of Pud is the Taste of Glory.......numbers are very limited....
www.pudtheband.8m.com /about.html   (327 words)

  
 Pud Galvin - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database
Born on December 25, 1856 in St. Louis, Missouri, Pud Galvin (James Francis Galvin) played for the St.
Galvin broke into the bigs on May 22, 1875 with the St.
Most people believe that Pud Galvin's best season was 1884, when he posted a 1.99 ERA, won 46 games and struck out 369 batters.
www.armchairgm.com /index.php?title=Pud_Galvin   (1015 words)

  
 Jim | SportsFilter
Jim : "Pud" Galvin (1856-1902) was baseball's first 300 win pitcher.
FYI, his nickname was Pud because batters "turned to pudding" with fear when he pitched.
According to my grandfather, James Galvin aka the Pud was an extremely tough, smart in your face pitcher and that he went to the game to play to win not just look go but win and in the years he played he won a lot of games.
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 Class of 1900   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Clarkson, Pud Galvin, Tim Keefe, "King" Kelly, and George Wright were also elected.
Galvin won 364 games and is the leader in career wins (or would be until 1903, when Cy Young passed him).
Galvin pitched mostly for Buffalo and Pittsburgh and compiled a 2.86 career ERA.
www.bbclubhouse.com /hof/class1900.htm   (282 words)

  
 Pud Galvin - SoSH | Boston Red Sox | Red Sox Rumors | Spring Training | Pawtucket Red Sox
James Francis "Pud" Galvin (December 25, 1856 - March 7, 1902) was baseball's first 300 game winner.
His short stocky stature earned him the nickname "The Little Steam Engine." He was nicknamed "Pud" because his pitches turned batters into pudding.
In his 14 year career, Pud won over 20 games seven times, over 30 games once, and over 40 games twice.
www.sonsofsamhorn.net /wiki/index.php/Pud_Galvin   (120 words)

  
 Pud Galvin in the late 1800s...CRAZY IP #s - Sports Mogul Forums
I was going through some statistics and came across the IP category and Pud Galvin is 2nd all-time.
They really didn't exert themselves at all, which is the main reason why Pud and his contemporaries were able rack up so many innings pitched.
Hoss Radbourn got so many starts because (I can't recall the specifics) the second, and only other starter that season was hurt, and Hoss felt it was either his fault, or responsibility, and promised to complete all of the starts for both of them.
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