Ted was the first of only two Welsh-born players to break into major league baseball in the USA (the other being Jimmy Austin). He was twenty-three when he debuted with the Boston Beaneaters. His nick-name was 'The Pitching Professor'. After the 1901 season he retired from baseball to teach full time at Columbia University, and later Williams College. Eventually serving as president of Massachusetts State College and the University of New Hampshire until his death in May, 1936.
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