Harry Frank Coveleski (1886-1950) beat the New York Giants three times in five day during he 1908 National League pennant race earning the nickname “The Giant Killer.” Harry was one of five baseball-playing brothers including Hall of Fame pitcher Stan Coveleski. Harry pitched four relatively unsuccessful season in the Majors in the early 1900s, was sent to the minors for three season and reemerged as one of the American League’s pitching leaders three years running. He won 65 games from 1914-1916, led the league in games in1915, but also led in hits allowed and hit batsmen despite going 22-13. Coveleski pitched nine seasons in the Majors with the Philadelphia Phillies (1907-1909), the Cincinnati Reds (1910) and the Detroit Tigers (1914-1918). Harry Coveleski finished his career with an 81-55 record, 511 strikeouts, 83 complete games, 13 shutouts, nine saves and a 2.39 career ERA in 198 games.
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