Nixey Callahan

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1874 – 1934

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Who was Nixey Callahan?

James Joseph "Nixey" Callahan was an American pitcher and left fielder in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Colts/Orphans, and Chicago White Sox.

He also managed the White Sox, as well as the Pittsburgh Pirates. Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, he died at age 60 in Boston.

On September 20, 1902, Callahan pitched the first no-hitter in American League history. Also, he is the only pitcher to have collected five hits in a game three times..

Only two years earlier, in the other extreme of his career, he gave up 48 hits in two consecutive starts in 1900, yielding 23 on September 11 and 25 in the game before.

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Born
Mar 18, 1874
Fitchburg
Profession
Lived in
  • Fitchburg
Died
Oct 4, 1934
Boston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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