A utility infielder, in 1916 Butler led the NL with 54 pinch-hit appearances and
13 pinch hits. He roomed with Honus Wagner as a young Pirate, and was the oldest
living ex-big leaguer before his death at 94.
»June 5, 1915: Philadelphia's Grover Cleveland Alexander loses his no-hitter when the Cards' Artie Butler punches a single with two outs in the 9th. Alex then fans Bob Bescher for the final out to win 3–0. He will pitch three more one-hitters this season.