Slim Sallee - 1915/16 M101-4 Sporting News

Harry Franklin “Slim” Sallee (1885-1950) walked only 20 batters 1919 in 227.2 innings and is the only 20-game winner of a championship team to not top 20 walks. Salle played 14 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals 91908-1916), New York Giants (1916-1918, 1920-1921) and Cincinnati Reds (1920). Three times in his career he led the National League in saves. He also led the NL in walks per nine innings (0.82) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.75) in 1918. In 1919, he helped guide the Reds to a World Series championship title amidst the Black Sox Scandal. He also pitched for the 1917 National League pennant-winning Giants. Sallee’s talent was often squandered as clubs gave up on him due to his excessive drinking. Slim Sallee retired with a career record of 174-143, completed 189 games with 836 strikeouts and a 2.56 career ERA. He ranks among top pitchers Cardinal history in ERA, innings pitched, games started and losses.



Condition Census (Explain)

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Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 NM 7
1 NM 7
2 EX-MT 6
2 EX-MT 6
2 EX-MT 6
4 EX 5
4 EX 5
5 VG+ 3.5
6 VG 3