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									Amos Wilson Rusie (1871-1942)   Amos Wilson Rusie (1871-1942)
 “The Hoosier Thunderbolt”       “The Hoosier Thunderbolt”




Amos Wilson Rusie (1871-1942)   Amos Wilson Rusie (1871-1942)
 “The Hoosier Thunderbolt”       “The Hoosier Thunderbolt”
Amos W. Rusie was born in Mooresville, IN on                                                                                                  Amos W. Rusie was born in Mooresville, IN on
May 30, 1871. He signed as a free agent with                                                                                         PLEASE   May 30, 1871. He signed as a free agent with                                                                                         PLEASE
the Indianapolis Hoosiers baseball team in                                                                                           PLACE    the Indianapolis Hoosiers baseball team in                                                                                           PLACE
1889. In 1890 Rusie joined the New York                                                                                              STAMP    1889. In 1890 Rusie joined the New York                                                                                              STAMP




                                                  Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
Giants and played there until 1901, when he                                                                                           HERE    Giants and played there until 1901, when he                                                                                           HERE
was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. Rusie won                                                                                                  was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. Rusie won
the 1894 pitching triple crown and lead the                                                                                                   the 1894 pitching triple crown and lead the
league in strikeouts (1890-91, 1893-95) and                                                                                                   league in strikeouts (1890-91, 1893-95) and
shutouts (1902). His fastball was legendary; he                                                                          POST CARD            shutouts (1902). His fastball was legendary; he                                                                          POST CARD
was considered the best fastball pitcher of his                                                                                               was considered the best fastball pitcher of his
day. Rusie was inducted into the Baseball Hall                                                                                                day. Rusie was inducted into the Baseball Hall
of Fame in 1977. He died Dec. 6, 1942 and is                                                                                                  of Fame in 1977. He died Dec. 6, 1942 and is
buried in Acacia Cemetery in Seattle, WA.                                                                                 ADDRESS             buried in Acacia Cemetery in Seattle, WA.                                                                                 ADDRESS




    Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                       Published by Mooresville Public Library
           220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                      220 West Harrison Street
            Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                         Mooresville, IN 46158
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Amos W. Rusie was born in Mooresville, IN on                                                                                                  Amos W. Rusie was born in Mooresville, IN on
May 30, 1871. He signed as a free agent with                                                                                         PLEASE   May 30, 1871. He signed as a free agent with                                                                                         PLEASE
the Indianapolis Hoosiers baseball team in                                                                                           PLACE    the Indianapolis Hoosiers baseball team in                                                                                           PLACE
1889. In 1890 Rusie joined the New York                                                                                              STAMP    1889. In 1890 Rusie joined the New York                                                                                              STAMP
                                                  Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
Giants and played there until 1901, when he                                                                                           HERE    Giants and played there until 1901, when he                                                                                           HERE
was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. Rusie won                                                                                                  was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. Rusie won
the 1894 pitching triple crown and lead the                                                                                                   the 1894 pitching triple crown and lead the
league in strikeouts (1890-91, 1893-95) and                                                                                                   league in strikeouts (1890-91, 1893-95) and
shutouts (1902). His fastball was legendary; he                                                                          POST CARD            shutouts (1902). His fastball was legendary; he                                                                          POST CARD
was considered the best fastball pitcher of his                                                                                               was considered the best fastball pitcher of his
day. Rusie was inducted into the Baseball Hall                                                                                                day. Rusie was inducted into the Baseball Hall
of Fame in 1977. He died Dec. 6, 1942 and is                                                                                                  of Fame in 1977. He died Dec. 6, 1942 and is
buried in Acacia Cemetery in Seattle, WA.                                                                                 ADDRESS             buried in Acacia Cemetery in Seattle, WA.                                                                                 ADDRESS




    Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                       Published by Mooresville Public Library
           220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                      220 West Harrison Street
            Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                         Mooresville, IN 46158
            www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                        www.mooresvillelib.org

								
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