Originally written on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 12/15/11
Name: Adrian Joss Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1902-1910 DOB: 04/12/1880 Accolades: Hall of Fame (1978) Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1908) 24 11 0.686 1.16 42 35 29 9 2 325.0 232 77 42 2 30 130 0.81 3.6 0.192 Career 160 97 0.623 1.89 286 260 234 45 5 2,327.0 1,888 730 488 19 364 856 0.97 3.3 0.213   Addie Joss was very possibly the greatest player to ever throw a baseball in a Cleveland uniform. Like Bob Feller, he played his whole career in Cleveland, but he was only able to play half the seasons as his life was cut short by tubercular meningitis. Joss joined the team during just their second season in the American League and quickly established some team records that have never been broken. Although a century has passed since his death, no Indians pitcher has even come close to his team records for ER...
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