Photograph by Rufus W. Holsinger. March 20, 1916.

Until Warren Spahn came along, Eppa Rixey held the Major League record for wins by a left-hander with 266. Virginia's only Baseball Hall of Famer, Rixey won 20 or more games four times in a season, with a career high of 25 in 1922. He pitched a record 21 seasons in the National League, dividing his time between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Cincinnati Reds. He was voted Greatest Left-hander in the Reds' history. He set a career low in 1916 with an earned run average of 1.87. Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1963, Rixey had the lowest winning percentage (.515) of any Hall of Famer.