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Early Wynn

Early Wynn

Early Wynn Jr., nicknamed "Gus", was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. During a 25-year baseball career, he pitched for the Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox. Armed with a powerful fastball and a hard-nosed attitude, he was identified as one of the most intimidating pitchers in the game. Wynn was born in Alabama and signed with the Senators at the age of 17, deciding to pursue baseball instead of finishing high school. Wynn spent a couple of seasons in the minor leagues, had a brief MLB stint in 1939, returned to the majors in 1941 and pitched his first full MLB season in 1942. He missed the 1945 season and a portion of the next seaso ... more on Wikipedia

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