|Born:May 18, 1864|
|Died: April 20, 1938 73) (aged|
|May 27, 1890, for the Syracuse Stars|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 7, 1894, for the Washington Senators|
|Runs batted in||204|
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Michael Francis Welch,nicknamed "Smiling Mickey",was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He stood 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall and weighed 160 pounds (73 kg). He was the third pitcher to accumulate 300 career victories. Welch was born in Brooklyn,New York,and played 13 seasons in the major leagues,three with the Troy Trojans,and 10 with the New York Gothams/Giants. He was very successful with an effective curveball,a change of pace,and a version of the screwball. During his 13 major league seasons,he posted 20 or more wins nine times,seven in succession.
Paul Aloysius Hines was an American center fielder in professional baseball who played in the National Association and Major League Baseball from 1872 to 1891. Born in Virginia,he is credited with winning baseball's first batting Triple crown winners in 1878;the accomplishment was not noted at the time,as runs batted in would not be counted until years later,home runs were rare and home run leadership obscure,and Abner Dalrymple was then erroneously recognized as the batting champion. Hines was the first of only three players to achieve the batting Triple Crown in the 19th century.
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