Russ Ford used his emery ball to dominate the 1914 Federal League season. He finished the year 21-6 with a 1.82 ERA. His best start of the season was his final one - a 16-inning shutout of the Pittsburgh Rebels at Pittsburgh's Exposition Park. Read about Ford's amazing performance in an article by Brian Frank on the Society for American Baseball Research website: Buffalo's Russ Ford Throws 16-Inning Shutout to Beat Pittsburgh.
Russ Ford's 1915 Cracker Jack card.