Robert Moses “Lefty” Grove (March 6, 1900 - May 22, 1975) was a highly successful minor league pitcher, winning 111 games in five years, primarily with the Baltimore Orioles who continued on to become one of the greatest left-handed pitchers in Major League Baseball history. Grove played in the American League with the Philadelphia Athletics (1925-1933) and Boston Red Sox (1934-1941). He had the highest win-loss percentage five times, each over .750% and finished his career with a .680 win-loss percentage. Lefty Grove twice won pitching’s Triple Crown, appeared in three World Series assisting the Athletics in capturing two (1929, 1930) and was the American League’s Most Valuable Player in 1931. Lefty Grove ended his 17-year career with exactly 300 wins, 2,266 strikeouts and a 3.06 earned run average. Robert Moses “Lefty” Grove was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1947.