Morton overcame a nightmarish beginning to forge a solid major league career with the Indians. He lost his first 13 games in 1914, a ML record for consecutive losses at the start of a career that was broken by Terry Felton in 1982.
Morton finally notched his only win of the year in September. The following season, he led Cleveland with a career-high 16 wins, losing 15. On June 11, 1916, he struck out four A’s in one inning. His son, Guy Jr., reached the majors for one pinch at-bat with the 1954 Red Sox.