American baseball playerDied when: 79 years 51 days (949 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
John Wesley Donaldson (February 20, 1891 – April 14, 1970) was an American baseball pitcher in Pre-Negro league and Negro league baseball.In a career that spanned over 30 years, he played for many different Negro league and semi-professional teams, including the All Nations team and the Kansas City Monarchs.
Researchers so far have discovered 667 games in which Donaldson is known to have pitched.Out of those games, Donaldson had over 400 wins and 5,081 strikeouts as a baseball pitcher.
According to some sources, he was the greatest pitcher of his era.