Catching Hall Of Fame Pitchers
Eddie Plank's Battery Mates
Eddie Plank pitched for Philadelphia (AL) 1901-1914, St. Louis (FL) 1915, and St. Louis (AL) 1916-1917. He pitched in 623 games, made 529 starts, had 410 complete games, and pitched 69 shutouts. Plank's dearest friend, Mike "Doc" Powers caught 206 of his first 282 starts. The last one was in the opener against Boston at Shibe Park on April 12, 1909, two weeks before Power's untimely death.
Source: Walt Wilson, Member of SABR (Society for American Baseball Research)
Coordinator: Lyle Spatz, Chairman SABR's Records Committee
Webpages by: Chuck Rosciam, Member of SABR