Baseball player, Kid Nichols, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, warming up, throwing a ball prior to game against Chicago Cubs 1905 Photo SUMMARY
Full-length portrait of Kid Nichols, baseball player, pitcher, National League St. Louis Cardinals, throwing a ball, warming up on the field at West Side Grounds, which was located between West Polk Street, South Wolcott Avenue (formerly Lincoln Street), West Taylor Street, and South Wood Street, in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. SDN-003412, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.
Hall of Famer, Charles 'Kid' Nichols pitched the Boston Beaneaters (Braves) to pennants in 1897-1898. Kid Nichols was a workhorse and in his first five seasons pitched 424, 423, 454, 414 and 417 innings. He started 50 games or more in five different years. Nichols won 30 games or more games four years in-a-row and in his sixteen year career he won 30 or more seven times. In 11 different seasons he won over 20 games. 'Kid' Nichols won 361 games and lost only 208, a .634 pct., he started 620 games and completed 531. baseballhistorian.com