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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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18 news items

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:52:06 -0700

Aug 30, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (49) reacts after throwing his final pitch of the ninth inning for a no hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Cubs won 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Jayne ...

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 ...
New York Times (blog)
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:09:50 -0700

1940 — James "Tex" Carleton of the Brooklyn Dodgers threw a 3-0 no-hitter at Cincinnati. 1946 — Bob Feller struck out 11 New York Yankees en route to his second of three career no-hitters, a 1-0 victory at Yankee Stadium. 1961 — Willie Mays of the ...
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 ...
Statesman Journal
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:26:15 -0700

April 30, 1940, Tex Carleton at Cincinnati, 3-0. Sept. 13, 1925 (1st game), Dazzy Vance vs. Philadelphia, 10-1. Sept. 5, 1908 (2nd game), Nap Rucker vs. Boston, 6-0. July 20, 1906, Malcolm Eason at St. Louis, 2-0. June 22, 1891, Thomas Lovett vs. New ...

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.

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 ...

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