A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Carl Owen Hubbel
Owen Hubbell, nicknamed "The Meal Ticket" and "King Carl", was an
American baseball player. He was a member of the New York Giants in the
National League from 1928 to 1943. He remained on the team's payroll for
the rest of his life, long after their move to San Francisco.
Twice voted the National League's Most Valuable Player, Hubbell was
inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1947. During 1936 and 1937,
Hubbell set the major league record for consecutive wins by a pitcher
with 24. He is perhaps best remembered for his performance in the 1934
All-Star Game, when he struck out five of the game's great hitters in
succession. Hubbell's primary pitch was the screwball.
(Raised in 1929, Meeker Lodge #479, Meeker, Oklahoma)