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H. Camnitz of the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Howie Camnitz (1881-1960) also known as Red. Born in Covington, Kentucky; died in Louisville, Kentucky. Color portrait of Howard Camnitz. A pirate is in the top left corner and 'Pirates' is in the top right. The team is the Pittsburgh Pirates. Verso: Howard Camnitz. Howard Camnitz, one of Pittsburg's star twirlers, first played ball in the Cotton States League, 1902. In 1904 he signed with Pittsburg, but spent 1905 and 1906 getting valuable seasoning with the Toledo Club of the American Association. In 1907, his first full season with the Pirates, he won 13 games out of 21, and in 1908, 16 out of 25. In 1909, when Pittsburg won the National League pennant, he contributed 25 victories out of 31 games. In percentage, .806, he tied Mathewson for the leadership of the National League pitchers. Base Ball Series 400 Designs. Piedmont. The Cigarette of Quality. Factory No. 25, 2d Dist. VA.), 1911

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