Lou Criger

About Lou Criger

Birth Day: February 3, 1872
Birth Place: Elkhart, IN
Died On: May 14, 1934 (age 62)
Birth Sign: Aquarius

Lou Criger Net Worth

Lou Criger was bornon February 3, 1872 in Elkhart, IN. Catcher for the legendary Cy Young, from the Cleveland Spiders to the Boston Red Sox, he sat behind the plate for most of Young's wins.
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About

Catcher for the legendary Cy Young, from the Cleveland Spiders to the Boston Red Sox, he sat behind the plate for most of Young's wins.

Before Fame

He played in the minor leagues for Elkhart Lakeviews and then in the Michigan State League's Kalamazoo Kazoos.

Trivia

Though never a great hitter, he had a dazzling throwing arm, and a close relationship with Cy Young got him to catch Young's perfect game in 1904 and his no-hitter in 1908.

Family Life

He was born in Elkhart, Indiana, his father Charles Criger originally from Mecklenburg, Germany.

Associated With

He was behind the plate for Cy Young's astounding 20-inning effort against Rube Waddell on Independence Day of 1905.