George Emmet Mullin
George Joseph Mullin
Detroit Tigers Player (1902 - 1913)
George Mullin was born in Toledo, Ohio and started playing semi-pro baseball in Wabash, Indiana before signing with the Detroit Tigers in 1902. He spent the next twelve seasons with Detroit where he helped the Tigers win the American League pennant from 1907 – 1909. He pitched the first no-hitter in Tigers history and had five 20-win seasons and was the A.L. wins leader in 1909. He spent his final three seasons with other organizations including two in the rival Federal League; in all his record was 228 – 196 with an ERA of 2.82 and 1,482 strikeouts. George Mullin was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 1962. He passed away on January 7, 1944 at 63 years of age.