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Tex Carleton
Born: (1906-08-19)August 19, 1906
Comanche, Texas
Died: January 11, 1977(1977-01-11) (aged 70)
Fort Worth, Texas
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1932, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1940, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 100–76
Earned run average 3.91
Strikeouts 808
Career highlights and awards

James Otto "Tex" Carleton (August 19, 1906 – January 11, 1977) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1932 to 1940 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and Brooklyn Dodgers. Carleton threw a no-hitter on April 30, 1940 when he was with the Dodgers. Only a year earlier he had been sold down to the minors and released.[1] His career marks were 100 wins, 76 loses and a 3.90 ERA.

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Preceded by
Bob Feller
No-hitter pitcher
April 30, 1940
Succeeded by
Lon Warneke

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23 news items

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star Telegram
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 15:54:29 -0700

Willie Upshaw of Blanco, Cliff Johnson of San Antonio, Tex Carleton of Comanche and TCU? Didn't make an All-Star team. We made three exceptions for Hall of Famers Rogers Hornsby of Fort Worth's North Side High School, Tris Speaker and Ross Youngs.

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 09:23:25 -0700

Catcher for Tex Carleton's no-hitter in 1940; appeared in one game of the 1941 World Series. World War II service » U.S. Navy, 1942-45. Managerial career » St. Paul Saints (player-manager, 1947); Salt Lake Bees (1961); San Francisco Giants, 367-280 ...
Daily Breeze
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:26:52 -0700

June 19, 1952: Carl Erskine, 5–0 vs. Chicago Cubs at Ebbets Field. Sept. 9, 1948: Rex Barney, 2–0 vs. New York Giants at Polo Grounds. April 23, 1946: Ed Head, 5–0 vs. Boston Braves at Ebbets Field. April 30, 1940: Tex Carleton, 3–0 vs. Cincinnati Reds ...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 06:06:19 -0700

A couple weeks back, I gave my take on the 100 greatest MLB players of all time, and that article sparked some terrific debate. Now, we'll turn our attention to teams as a whole, as what follows are my rankings of the 50 greatest teams in MLB history ...

Gammons Daily

Gammons Daily
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 07:13:47 -0800

From October, 1913 to March, 1914, Charles Comiskey's Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants, managed by John McGraw, barnstormed around the United States and the rest of the world playing exhibition baseball games. The tour started with 31 ...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 08:34:22 -0700

No, they're not doppelgangers—see my previous article for a fuller explanation—but Carl Hubbell and Juan Marichal—the New York/San Francisco Giants franchise's two greatest pitchers after Christy Mathewson—enjoyed substantially paralleling careers.

South Side Sox

South Side Sox
Thu, 13 Dec 2012 03:04:58 -0800

You have to feel bad for St. Louis' Tex Carleton, who matched him over 16 innings before yielding to Jesse Haines, who couldn't keep up. (While we're talking about 16-inning, non-complete games -- Gaylord Perry threw 16 scoreless innings in a 21-inning ...

InsideSTL (blog)

InsideSTL (blog)
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 05:33:45 -0700

Bob Keely (1945). Jim Mallory (1945). John Antonelli (1944). Red Munger (1943-1944). Joe Orengo (1940). Frank Barrett (1939). Si Johnson (1936). Bill Walker (1934-1936). Tex Carleton (1932). Ongoing coverage of #OSCARFEST continues this week .

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