Alvin Crowder

Alvin Crowder

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alvin Floyd Crowder, nicknamed "General," was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played eleven seasons with the Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns, and Detroit Tigers. Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Crowder served almost three years in the army in World War I, including assignments in the Philippines and 11 months with the American Expeditionary Force in Siberia. However, he never reached the rank of "General." His nickname, "General" Crowder, came from General Enoch Crowder, who designed the World War I draft lottery in the United States. Crowder learned to play baseball when he was a private in the Army. He had been shipped from Siberia to the Philippines and back again before a Pacific Coast League scout offered him a jobshow more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134960659
  • 9786134960656