1940 FINAL PITCH GAME USED BASEBALL ONE OF LONGEST GAMES IN HISTORY COT DEAL. AMAZING PIECE OF BASEBALL HISTORY: THE FINAL PITCH OF ONE OF THE LONGEST BASEBALLS GAMES IN HISTORY WHICH TOOK PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 3, 1949. THE ENTIRE 20 INNING GAME WAS PITCHED AND WON BY ELLIS "COT" DEAL.
THE BALL WAS TORN BEFORE IT WAS PRESENTED TO HIM SO IT CAN SIT AS A TROPHY. I HAVE SOME OTHER GAME USED ITEMS FROM COT DEAL'S ESTATE THAT I WILL BE LISTING SHORTLY.
I WILL ALSO INCLUDE THE ORIGINAL SCORECARD FROM THAT HISTORIC GAME. Ellis Ferguson "Cot" Deal (January 23, 1923 May 21, 2013). Listed at 5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m), 185 lb. A native of Arapaho, Oklahoma.He grew up in Oklahoma City. And was nicknamed "Cot" for his cotton-top hair color.
Deal had a career in baseball from 1940 through 1989 and interrupted only by military service during World War II. He spent 48 years in baseball as a player (20), manager. (5), coach (22) and executive (1).
As a sixteen-year-old, Deal was invited by the Pittsburgh Pirates. To spend in week in Pittsburgh.By then, the club was managed by Pie Traynor. Who gave Deal his first baseball tryout. After signing with Pittsburgh two years before his high school graduation, he spent 1940 with the Hutchinson, Kansas. Team of the Western Association. While splitting time between the outfield. The next year he gained promotion to the Harrisburg Pirates. Playing for them two seasons before joining the military. As a physical training instructor for the U.
Deal remained stateside until his discharge in 1945. That year, he played in the International League. With the Toronto Maple Leafs.Late in the season he was called up to the Red Sox, making his debut on September 11 as a pinch-hitter. In his first major league at bat. He connected a game-winning RBI. While posting a 01 mark in five appearances. Deal earned a spot as a starting pitcher.
But hurt his arm after that. It was an injury which would plague him for the rest of his career. Despite the pain, he would eventually pitch in four games with the Red Sox that year and went 10 with a perfect 0.00 ERA. In 1949 he was traded by Boston to the St. He spent 1949 with the Columbus Red Birds.And later pitched in 36 games for the Cardinals in 1950 and 1954. In four major league seasons Deal posted a 34 record with a 6.55 ERA in 45 games, including two starts, 34 strikeouts. And 89 innings of work. As a hitter, he collected a. (4-for-24), including one home run. Deal later established himself in the St. Louis organization as an outfielder, catcher. And switch-hitting pinch-hitter, while winning 108 games as a pitcher. His highlights included starting and completing a twenty-inning game for Columbus against the Louisville Colonels. In addition to winning the game and giving up one earned run during the 20 innings, he collected four hits in eight at bats. He also hit a home run during the. While playing as a pitcher/outfielder for the. Between 1951 and 1959 Deal spent most of those years with the Cardinals' AAA International League farm team, the.
He had a record of 6138 as a pitcher for Rochester. Deal also was a utility outfielder, back-up catcher and pinch-hitter for the Red Wings.
When Rochester manager Dixie Walker. Resigned after the 1956 season Deal was the first choice to manage the 1957 Red Wings. Deal would manage the Red Wings until he resigned in August 1959.
He was inducted into the Red Wings' Hall of Fame in 1994. Following his playing career Deal served as a pitching coach for the Cincinnati Reds. He also worked as outfield coach and defensive coordinator with the Houston Astros. (198385), as assistant minor league director for the Chicago White Sox. (1986), and with the San Francisco Giants.
Organization as minor league hitting and outfield coach (198789). As a minor league manager Deal led the Indianapolis Indians.
To the 1961 American Association championship. He also managed the Oklahoma 89ers.
1969; coached and managed the Toledo Mud Hens. 1972 and 1973; coached the Columbus Clippers. Feel free to make offers on multiple items. All reasonable offers will be considered. My number one priority is to make you happy.If you have any concerns or are unhappy for any reason please contact me and I will take care of it immediately. We specialize in sports autographs and memorabilia. We have one of the largest selections of baseball autographs in the country. The item "1940 FINAL PITCH GAME USED BASEBALL ONE OF LONGEST GAMES IN HISTORY COT DEAL" is in sale since Monday, June 30, 2014. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Balls". The seller is "showpiecessports" and is located in Deal, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Canada, Sri lanka, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Montserrat.