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Amos Rusie Amos Rusie

Pircher Right-handed, Indianapolis Hoosiers (NL) 1889; New York Giants 1890-95, 1897-1898; Cincinnati Reds 1901

Amos Rusie, ranks as one of the greatest pitchers of all time. He is one of the few players who played fewer than ten years in the major leagues to be elected to the 'Hall of Fame'. Rusie's career was shortened by two bitter holdouts he staged against New York Giants, owner Andrew Freeman. At the age of 19, in 1890, Amos Rosie with his fabulous fast ball led all pitchers with his 341 strikeouts. Amos Rusie's career 246-174, ERA 3.07. archives

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