John "Jack Quinn" Picus: Not Polish, Not Welsh, and Not Born in America at All

  title={John "Jack Quinn" Picus: Not Polish, Not Welsh, and Not Born in America at All},
  author={E. Michael D. Scott},
  journal={NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture},
  pages={106 - 93}
  • E. Scott
  • Published 10 March 2008
  • History
  • NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
John "Jack Quinn" Picus is now a near-to-mythical baseball player from another era. He became a Major League baseball player with the New York Highlanders in 1909, and, based on the information to be presented in this article, he was definitely twenty-five years of age at the start of that season. In 1908 he had had an astonishing year with Richmond in the Virginia League; he won 14 of 17 games pitched, without a loss, including 92 strikeouts. From 1909 until he played his last game in the… 

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