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Joe Corbett from the Chronology
Apr 30, 1905 - San Francisco pitcher Joe Corbett brother of heavyweight boxing champ James J Corbett defeats Oakland 3-1.
Jul 20, 1898 - Joe Corbett the Baltimore hurler who has been holding out all season for a higher salary spars with brother Jim heavyweight champion of the world to prepare him for his fight with Kid McCoy. Joe Corbett who won 24 games in 1897 will not pitch in the majors again till 1904.
Mar 17, 1898 - Baltimore manager Ned Hanlon has a dilemma in that one-half of his playewrs agree to go to Macon Georgia for spring practice while others including Willie Keeler and Joe Kelley want to stay up north. Kelley also wants his salary raised from $2700 to $2800. Pitcher Joe Corbett threatens to hold out.
Oct 5, 1897 - The 2nd game of the series sees Baltimore turn back Boston 13-11 behind Joe Corbett.
May 22, 1897 - Reds 3B Charlie Irwin stands at the plate for 15 minutes fouling off 15 Joe Corbett pitches-14 in a row-before earning a walk. The Reds beat the Orioles 12-10 and move a half game behind the league leaders.
Apr 24, 1897 - Joe Corbett younger brother of recently defeated heavyweight champ James pitches the Orioles to its 3rd stright win over Boston winning 7-1.