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Ted Breitenstein

Ted Breitenstein
Born: (1869-06-01)June 1, 1869
St. Louis, Missouri
Died: May 3, 1935(1935-05-03) (aged 65)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 28, 1891 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
May 9, 1901 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Win–loss record 160–170
Earned run average 4.04
Strikeouts 889
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Career highlights and awards

Theodore P. "Ted" Breitenstein (June 1, 1869 – May 3, 1935) was an American Major League Baseball player from St. Louis, Missouri who pitched from

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During his first season in the Majors, he was able to pitch occasionally in relief, but on the final day of the 1891 season, October 4, Breitenstein was allowed to start and he pitched a no-hitter against the Louisville Colonels, an 8–0 victory. He faced the minimum number of batters of 27, allowed just one base on balls, which was erased by a double play or by a pickoff play.[2] It was also the last no-hitter thrown in the American Association, as the league folded following the season.[2]

He became part of the pitching rotation in

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After a similar season in

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His next two seasons in Cincinnati were respectable, but his skills had shown that they were declining, not able to pitch with the same durability of seasons past, so through an unknown transaction, he returned to his old team in St. Louis, now known as the Cardinals.[1]

Post Major League career

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Ted Breitenstein with the New Orleans Pelicans

His career ended after only a few games in

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See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Ted Breitenstein's Stats". Retrieved February 9, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Ted Breitenstein: A No-Hitter In His First Start". by S. Derby Gisclair/ Retrieved February 9, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Ted Breitenstein's Complete Stats". Retrieved February 9, 2008. 
  4. ^ Baseball: The People's Game, pgs 331 & 332. by Harold Seymour. Retrieved February 9, 2008. 

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Preceded by
Cy Young
National League ERA Champion
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Succeeded by
Amos Rusie
Preceded by
Amos Rusie
Cy Young
No-hitter pitcher
October 4, 1891
April 22, 1898
Succeeded by
Jack Stivetts
Jay Hughes