JESSE HAINES St Louis Cardinals Hall Of Fame 1970 Signed Index Card Auto PSA/DNA

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 06, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House
You are bidding on the item in the title only. This is an Authentic autographed 3x5 index card which has been signed by the HOF player listed. This item comes encapsulated and authenticated by PSA/DNA. Jesse Joseph "Pop" Haines (July 22, 1893 – August 5, 1978) was a right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher and knuckleballer. He played briefly in 1918, then from 1920 to 1937. Spending nearly his entire career for the St. Louis Cardinals, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1970. Haines was born in Clayton, Ohio. He saw brief Major League action in 1918 with the Cincinnati Reds, but became a fixture in the St. Louis Cardinals starting rotation in 1920. Despite a 13–20 record, he pitched 301⅔ innings, the highest output of his career, and recorded a 2.98 ERA. In the minor leagues from 1913 to 1919, he compiled a 107–61 record and 1.93 ERA over 187 games. Haines's luck changed over subsequent seasons. Playing until 1937, at the age of 43, he won 20 games or more three times for the Cardinals and won three World Series championships (in 1926, 1931, and 1934), though he did not pitch in the 1931 series. In the 1926 World Series against the Yankees, he went 2–0 with a 1.08 ERA. He retired with a 210–158 record, 981 strikeouts, 3.64 ERA, and 3208⅔ innings pitched. Haines threw a no-hitter on July 17, 1924 against the Boston ... read more