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Ace Adams

Ace Adams

Position(s):
P
Born:
March 2, 1910
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
5' 10"
Weight:
182 lbs
Major League Debut:
4-15-1941 with NY1

Ace Townsend Adams (2 March 1910 – 26 February 2006) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Giants (1941–46). Adams batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Willows, California.

In a six-season career, Adams posted a 41-33 record with a 3.47 ERA and 49 saves in 302 games pitched.

Adams died in Albany, Georgia, at age 93. His obituary listed his year of birth as 1910 while baseball records list it as 1912.

Highlights

  • 1943 National League All-Star
  • Twice led NL in saves (1944–45)
  • 4-time led NL in games finished (1942–45)
  • 3-time led NL in games pitched (1942–44)

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