Grover Cleveland Alexander (February 26, 1887 – November 4, 1950), nicknamed "Old Pete", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He played from 1911 through 1930 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Cardinals. He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1938.[1]

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Grover Cleveland Alexander
Alexander in 1915
Pitcher
Born: (1887-02-26)February 26, 1887
Elba, Nebraska
Died: November 4, 1950(1950-11-04) (aged 63)
St. Paul, Nebraska
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1911, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
May 28, 1930, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record373–208
Earned run average2.56
Strikeouts2,198
Teams
Career highlights and awards
Member of the National
Baseball Hall of Fame
Induction1938
Vote80.92% (third ballot)
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