4-time MLB All-Star who pitched for 20 seasons and won a World Series Championship with the Washington Senators in 1947.
He developed a habit of referring to everyone in the third person because he couldn't remember their names.
He once pitched a nine-inning no-hitter only to lose the game in the 10th inning.
He had a daughter, Norma, and son, Alan, with his wife, Kay.
He pitched against Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth just before he retired.