John Bode “Bob” Osborne

Inducted in 1991
Started his career in the sandlots of El Paso but his skills moved him into the majors as a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals
Started his professional career in the East Texas League in 1924 winning 20 games and losing only 8
Pitched for Wichita Falls in Texas League and picked up by Chicago Cubs in 1925 winning 6 games in the big leagues
Played for Joe McCarthy who later managed the New York Yankees
One of his top games was a twelve inning game he pitched and lost 1-0 on an error against Grover Cleveland Alexander
Final professional stop was with Pittsburgh before retiring
His lifetime record was 27 wins and 17 losses
Passed away in 1960