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Ace Adams

Ace Adams
Pitcher
Born: March 2, 1910
Willows, California
Died: February 26, 2006(2006-02-26) (aged 95)
Albany, Georgia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1941, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
April 24, 1946, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Win-loss record 41-33
Earned run average 3.47
Strikeouts 171
Strikeouts 49
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • 1x All Star (1943)
  • 3-time National League games pitched leader

Ace Townsend Adams (2 March 1910 – 26 February 2006) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Giants (1941–46). Adams batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Willows, California.

In a six-season career, Adams posted a 41–33 record with a 3.47 ERA and 49 saves in 302 games pitched.

Adams died in Albany, Georgia, at age 93. His obituary listed his year of birth as 1910, while baseball records list it as 1912.

Highlights

Ace Townsend Adams is buried at Friendship Cemetery, Seminole County, Donalsonville, Georgia 39845.

See also

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Baseball Almanac
  • BaseballLibrary
  • Historic Baseball


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