March 24, 1891|
East Bend, North Carolina
Died: September 24, 1980
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
|June 20, 1912, for the New York Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 22, 1920, for the New York Yankees|
|Earned run average||2.47|
|Career highlights and awards|
Shore's best year with the Red Sox was 1915, when he won 18, lost 8 and compiled a 1.64 earned run average. He was 3–1 in World Series action in 1915 and 1916. He missed the 1918 Red Sox World Championship season, having enlisted in the military in that war year.
His most famous game occurred on June 23, 1917, against the perfect game," but officially it is scored as a no-hitter, shared by two pitchers. Following the game, Ruth paid a $100 fine, was suspended for ten games, and issued a public apology for his behavior.