Periodic arm miseries led Andrews to develop an assortment of pitches to replace
his lost fastball. His best year was 13-7 in 1935 with the seventh-place Browns.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»September 3, 1933:
Bosox pitcher Ivy Andrews allows just four Senator hits through eight innings, then a single walk and pinch-single by Joe Bolton clips Ivy, 3–2. Monte Weaver wins, sending the Senators eight 1/2 games in the lead.
»December 14, 1933:
The Browns acquire OF Smead Jolley, P Ivy Andrews, and $40,000 from the Red Sox for P Carl Reynolds. St. Louis then sends Jolley, plus SS Jim Levey, and P Wally Hebert to Hollywood (PCL) for SS Alan Strange. Strange will go to Washington for veteran SS Lyn Lary before the end of the season. Levey, meanwhile, will return east in the fall to join the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he will play halfback for three seasons.