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Lee Meadows
Born: July 12, 1894(1894-07-12)
Oxford, North Carolina
Died: January 29, 1963 (aged 68)
Daytona Beach, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Right 
MLB debut
April 19, 1915 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
April 29, 1929 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Pitching record     188-180
Earned run average     3.37
Strikeouts     1063
Career highlights and awards

Henry Lee "Specs" Meadows (July 12, 1894 - January 29, 1963) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of fifteen seasons (1915-1929) with the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates. He was the National League wins leader in 1926 with Pittsburgh. For his career, he compiled a 188-180 record in 490 appearances, with a 3.37 ERA and 1063 strikeouts. Meadows played on two National League pennant winners with the Pirates (1925 & 1927), winning the World Series in 1925. He finished 0-2 in 2 postseason appearances with a 6.28 ERA.

Meadows currently ranks 6th in Pirates history with a .629 winning percentage.

Meadows was one of the few players in the early 20th century that wore glasses in the field, earning him the nickname "Specs". He was born in Oxford, North Carolina and later died in Daytona Beach, Florida at the age of 68.

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Preceded by
Dazzy Vance
National League Wins Champion
(with Donohue, Kremer & Rhem)
Succeeded by
Charley Root


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