From SABR Encyclopedia
| Patrick Joseph Flaherty
|| 5' 8"
|| 1876-6-29 at Mansfield, PA (US)
|| 1968-1-23 at Alexandria, LA (US)
|| Alexandria National Cemetery in Pineville, LA (US)
was a professional player and manager.
Casey Stengel on Patsy Flaherty: "He took no windup and you never knew when he was going to throw the ball. A master of quick pitches. There was no rule forcing pitchers to come to a full stop. Patsy picks up the ball and you hear the umpire holler strike. The quick no-windup pitch is called a Patsy Flaherty. As I was digging in I had no idea the man was ready to pitch."
- "Around the Bases", pg 7. Daily Commonwealth (Fond du Lac, WI), 1913-07-01.
- ↑ "Unknown". The Sporting News, 1957-03-13.