Galvin, (James Francis) “Pud”(1856–1902) baseball pitcher; born in St. Louis, Mo. One of the game's great pioneers, the stocky right-hander won 361 games during his 14-year career (1879–92), mostly with Buffalo and Pittsburgh. He was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1965.
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