Eppa Rixey

Eppa Rixey
1891 - 1963

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First Name Eppa
Last Name Rixey
Full Name at Birth Eppa Rixey
Alternative Name Jephtha
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd May, 1891
Birthplace Culpeper, VA
Died 28th February, 1963
Place of Death Terrace Park, OH
Buried Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford, OH
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Weight W
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
High School Charlottesville (Charlottesville, VA)
University University of Virginia
Occupation Text Former Major League Baseball Player
Occupation Baseball
Baseball Position Pitcher
Bats Right
Throws Left
MLB First Game Date 21st June, 1912
MLB Final Game Date 5th August, 1933
Hall of Fame Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1963.

Eppa Rixey Jr. (May 3, 1891 – February 28, 1963), nicknamed "Jephtha", was an American left-handed pitcher who played 21 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds in Major League Baseball from 1912 to 1933. Rixey was best known as the National League's leader in career victories for a left-hander with 266 wins until Warren Spahn surpassed his total in 1959.

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