Al Demaree - 1915/16 M101-4 Sporting News

Albert Wentworth Demaree (1884-1962) pitched eight seasons in the Major Leagues with four different teams and helped lead the New York Giants to the 1913 National League pennant. Al made his Major League debut with the 1912 Giants and in 1913 he finished second in the NL in winning percentage (.765) after posting a 13-4 record with 76 strikeouts and two shutouts. Though he did help the Giants reach the 1913 World Series he lost his only game pitched and New York fell to the Philadelphia Athletics in five games. Demaree pitched five seasons for John McGraw and the Giants (1912-1914, 1917-1918), but also pitched with the Philadelphia Phillies (1915-1916), the Chicago Cubs (1917) and the Boston Braves (1919). Al pitched to a 14-11 record in 1915 as the Phillies won the National League pennant, but he did not appear in the World Series that year when they lost to the Boston Red Sox in five games. Over eight years in the Major Leagues, Al Demaree went 80-72 with 514 strikeouts, 84 complete games, 15 shutouts and a 2.77 ERA in 173 appearances. He also went 140-108 with a 2.20 ERA in 296 minor league contests. 

Condition Census (Explain)

  • Al Demaree
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Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 NM-MT 8
2 EX-MT 6
3 EX 5
3 EX 5
4 VG-EX+ 4.5
5 VG-EX 4


Date Price Grade Lot # Auction House Auction/Seller Type Cert
09/22/2011 $350 8 136 Goodwin and Co. Auctions Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons XXXV Auction 07087885