Lew Moren

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1883 – 1966

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Who was Lew Moren?

Lewis Howard "Hicks" Moren was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched six seasons from 1903 to 1910: two seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates and four seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies. In 1908, Moren was credited by the New York Press for inventing the knuckleball; however Eddie Cicotte is today more often cited as the inventor of the pitch. Moren retired with a career record of 48 wins, 57 losses, and a 2.95 earned run average.

Moren committed suicide in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by slitting his throat.

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Born
Aug 4, 1883
Pittsburgh
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Died
Nov 2, 1966
Pittsburgh

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on July 23, 2013

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