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Charles Albert “Chief” Bender A Biographic Profile

by Bob Warrington Recalling the many pitchers who toiled for the Philadelphia Athletics over the years, Connie Mack judged that “Chief” Bender was his “greatest one-game pitcher” and his “greatest money pitcher.” This article chronicles Bender’s baseball career—focusing primarily on his years with the A’s—and relates some personal information about this Hall of Fame pitcher. […]