Elmer Jacobs

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William Elmer Jacobs

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 165 lb.

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Elmer Jacobs played pro ball for 21 years. He won 220 games in the minors and was a twenty game winner in the Pacific Coast League five times. In 1928, he went 22-8 with the San Francisco Seals and led the PCL with a 2.56 ERA and 159 strikeouts. In 2005 he was elected to the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame.

On August 22, 1917, he pitched 16 2/3 in relief against the Brooklyn Robins and surrendered only one run ... just to earn the loss. Rube Marquard got the win.

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