Born: July 21, 1885|
Died: July 21, 1918 (aged 33)|
|July 6, 1909 for the Boston Red Sox|
Last MLB appearance
|September 26, 1912 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||2.81|
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Pape began his baseball career with independent teams in a suburb of Cincinnati, before joining the Milwaukee Brewers of the American Association in 1908. He entered the majors in 1909 with the Red Sox, going 2–0 with a 2.01 ERA, appearing in 11 games as a starter, reliever and closer. He was demoted to Brockton a year later, being recalled in 1911 to join a Boston rotation that included Smoky Joe Wood, Ed Cicotte and Ray Collins. Pape responded with a 10–8 mark and a 2.45 ERA. He also was a member of the 1912 American League champion Red Sox, although he did not play in the World Series.
In a three-season career, Pape posted a 13–9 record with 84 strikeouts and a 2.80 ERA in 51 appearances, including 24 starts, 13 complete games, two shutouts, one save, and 283⅓ innings of work. Following his majors career, he pitched briefly for Triple-A Buffalo Bisons.
Pape died on his 35th birthday in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, of complications resulting from an old injury received while playing baseball.