Irv Higginbotham

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Irving Clinton Higginbotham

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 196 lb.

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After playing in the Bigs with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1906 and 1908-1909, and spending part of the 1909 season with the Chicago Cubs. Higginbotham headed northwest and played with the Portland Beavers in 1913, 1914 and 1915.

He threw a no-hit, no-run game while striking out 13 men and allowing only two to get to first on June 3, 1913. He was suspended by the Portland manager after discovering that he pitched under the name "Howard" in a local bush game.

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