Given Name: Edward Haughton
LHP 1913, 16-20 Senators, Yankees , Tigers
Although he never had a losing ML season, wildness kept the 6'7" lefty from real
success. In 1918, the only season he pitched regularly, Love was 13-12 for the Yankees
but led the AL in walks.
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» May 30, 1917: The Yankees shut out the A's, winning the 1st game, 6–0, behind Nick Cullop, and taking the nitecap, 2–0, behind Slim Love.
» December 18, 1918: Duffy Lewis returns from the military, and is traded by the Red Sox to the Yankees. He goes along with front-line pitchers Ernie Shore and Dutch Leonard for P Ray "Slim" Caldwell, Slim Love, Roxy Walters, Frank Gilhooley, and $15,000. The Tigers had turned down a deal for Leonard on the 16th. The Boston Post reports that "it will take a lot to convince Boston fans that they got the best of this one."