After a strong 18-15 rookie year with a 2.27 ERA, Glade, a durable Browns righthander
with good control, plummeted to an AL-high 25 losses as St. Louis crashed to the
cellar in 1905. He bounced back with winning seasons in the next two years.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»October 3, 1904: Christy Mathewson of the Giants strikes out 16 Cards in a 3-1 Giants victory. Big 6's sixteen strikeouts establishes a new major-league record as he finishes the game in one hour and 15 minutes. A crowd of just 300 is on hand in New York. Matty's 16 K's is one better than St. Louis Brownie Fred Glade's 15, recorded on June 15.
»August 3, 1906: Tom Hughes of the Washington Nationals and Fred Glade of the St. Louis Browns enter the 10th inning with a scoreless tie. Hughes decides he will have to do it on his own and goes long for a 1-0 victory. He is the first pitcher to win a 1-0 extra-inning game with his own home run.