Profession: Major League Baseball Pitcher
Why Famous: One of the most prominent pitchers of the 19th century, Tim Keefe played throughout baseball's early years.
Keefe, nicknamed "Sir Timothy" for his gentlemanly behaviour held a record for 24 years for pitching 19 consecutive games during the 1888 season.
- 1888-08-10 NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record
- 1964-02-02 Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame - Red Faber, Burleigh Grimes, Tim Keefe, Heinie Manush, John Montgomery Ward, & Miller Huggins