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Frank Owen (baseball)

For other people named Frank Owen, see Frank Owen (disambiguation).
Not to be confused with Frank Yip Owens, a Major League Baseball catcher.
Frank Owen
Frank Owen baseball card
Born: (1879-12-23)December 23, 1879
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Died: November 24, 1942(1942-11-24) (aged 62)
Dearborn, Michigan
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 29, 1901 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
May 12, 1909 for the Chicago White Sox
Career statistics
Win-loss record 82–67
Strikeouts 443
Earned run average 2.55
Career highlights and awards
  • World Series champion (1906)
  • Frank Malcolm Owen (December 23, 1879 – November 24, 1942) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played eight seasons with the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox.

    Born in Ypsilanti, Michigan (and nicknamed "Yip" for it), he pitched the final six innings of Game 2 of the 1906 World Series, replacing Doc White. In 194 career games, Owen had an 82–67 won-loss record with a 2.55 ERA.

    Owen was the first American League pitcher to pitch complete game wins in both games of a doubleheader, winning against the St Louis Browns on the 1st of July, 1905.[1] Owen was mistakenly referred to as "Billy Owen" in the 1906 version of the "Fan Craze" board game, released by the The Fan Craze Co of Cincinnati.[2]


    1. ^ Nemec, David (2008). This Day in Baseball: A Day-by-day Record of the Events that Shaped the Game. Lanham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield. p. 330. ISBN 1589793803. 
    2. ^ "The Mystery of Billy Owen". Retrieved 28 April 2015. 

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