Rusie, Amos

Rusie, Amos (Wilson)

(1871–1942) baseball pitcher; born in Mooresville, Ind. During his ten-year career (1889–1901), mostly with the New York Giants, he won 243 games. Three times, the right-hander won 30 or more games in a season. He was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1977.
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