Given Name: Virgil Lee
RHP 1896, 99-1904 Phillies, Cubs, Brewers, White Sox, Dodgers , Yankees
Garvin had 13 shutouts among his 57 victories. With Chicago (NL) on September 22,
1899, Garvin allowed 13 hits, yet pitched a complete game shutout to beat the Braves
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» July 21, 1903: At Washington Park, Brooklyn tips the Giants and Mathewson, 4-1. Ned Garvin picks up the win, blanking New York for the first eight innings.
» May 27, 1904: At the Polo Grounds, the Giants Dan McGann steals five bases in a 3-1 victory over Brooklyn, a feat not duplicated in the NL until August 24, 1974, by Davey Lopes. Otis Nixon will steal six for the record. Christy Mathewson (5-5) is victorious over Ned Garvin. The win gives the Giants (21-10) a tie with Chicago for first place, with the Reds in 3rd place by .001.
» September 17, 1904: More than 23,000, reputedly the largest crowd in Boston history, show up for the showdown twinbill with the New York Highlanders. New York scores three runs in each of the first two innings against Bill Dineen. Jack Chesbro (35-8) holds on for a 6-4 win, his 7th win in a row. New York briefly takes over 1st place. But Cy Young tops New York, 4-2, in the nitecap, beating Ned Garvin, recently acquired from Brooklyn. The two teams complete their three doubleheaders at 2-2-2.