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Vic Willis

Victor Gazaway Willis (April 12, 1876 - August 3, 1947) was a Major League Baseball player. He was a starting pitcher.

Over a 13 year career Willis played for three teams, the Boston Beaneaters (1898-1905), Pittsburgh Pirates (1906-1909) and St. Louis Cardinals (1910), compiling a 249-205 record with a 2.63 ERA. He was known as a workhorse and completed 388 of his 471 starts. He holds the post-1900 records for most losses (29, in 1905) and complete games (45, in 1902) in a single season.

Willis was on one World Series championship team, the 1909 Pirates.

Willis was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995.

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