Born: May 20, 1920 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 78 years of age.
Categories: Baseball Player
1921 - Born on the 20th of May in Detroit, Michigan.
1939 - He went up to the major league club before the end of the season.
1940 - He earned a spot on the Tigers out of spring training and remained with the team.
1942 - He improved posting excellent ERAs.
1944 - He blossomed all at once becoming a dominant pitcher in wartime baseball.
1945 - He repeated as MVP with what was arguably an even better season.
1950 - He hurt his arm and his workload was cut significantly.
1992 - He was chosen for the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
1998 - He died on the 10th of November in Southfield, Michigan.
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