Al Cicotte

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Alva Warren Cicotte

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Detroit born and bred, Al Cicotte (pronounced "sea-cot") was the grandnephew of Eddie Cicotte of Black Sox infamy. His career at the apex was a little more brief than Eddie's, pitching for six teams (including his hometown Tigers in five years and racking up a 10-13, 4.36 record with 5 saves in 102 games. In the minors, Al was the International League Pitcher of the Year with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1960. He went 16-7 with a 1.79 ERA and 158 strikeouts to win the league's pitching Triple Crown. He also threw an 11-inning no-hitter against the Montreal Royals on September 3rd. Al served in the United States Air Force Reserves in 1949 and 1950.

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