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Luque, Adolfo

Born: 1890 AD
Died: 1957 AD
Nationality: Cuban
Categories: Baseball Player

1890 – Born on the 4th of August.

1914 – Luque debuted with the Boston Braves.

1918 – He was traded to the Cincinnati Reds, with whom he would play the next 12 seasons.

1919 – In the notorious World Series, he worked primarily as a relief pitcher.

1920 – Luque became a starting pitcher.

1930-1931 – Luque also played for the Brooklyn Robins/Dodgers.

1932 – With the New York Giants.

1933 – He was with the Giants in the World Series, and, pitching in relief, won the 5th and final game over the Washington Senators.

         – He ended his career with a record of 194-179 and a 3.24 ERA.

1936 – Luque served as pitching coach of the Giants.

1957 – Died on the 3rd of July.

1967 – Luque was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.