In September, 1919 he signed a contract to star in four films to be made by a local Pittsburgh Company. One was supposed to be a two-reel comedy with a baseball finish. The others would be educational, dealing with hunting, fishing and other aspects of outdoor life. It became time-consuming and took two weeks to film with ...
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I don't want my picture in any cigarettes, but I also don't want you to lose the ten dollars, so I'm enclosing my check for that sum. - to a tobacco company which had already printed a card with his picture
Played baseball from 1897-1917. All his years were in the National League. All but three of those years he played he played for his hometown Pittsburgh team.
National League record: 8 time batting champ
National League record: 15 straight seasons hitting .300 or better.
Retired with the most hits in 1917 at 3415.
The Flying Dutchman