Big-League Pitcher Knew When To Walk Away

Proving he was in top-notch pre-war form, Boston Red Sox pitcher “Tex” Hughson won his third start in thirteen days on April 29, 1946.

That is how  the “This Week in Texas History” column for Wednesday, April 23 through Tuesday, April 29 begins.  The Buda/Kyle native was the dominant right-hander in the American League at his prime, but his arm gave out on him before he could pitch his way into the Hall of Fame.

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