Ex-Tiger Leslie Mueller dead at 93

Updated: October 25, 2012, 9:25 PM ET
Associated Press

BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Ex-Detroit Tigers pitcher Leslie Mueller, known for taking the mound for more than 19 innings in one game, has died at age 93.

George Renner and Sons Funeral Home announced Mueller died Thursday, but no cause of death was given. Mueller resided in a nursing home in the southern Illinois city of Belleville.

Mueller signed with the Tigers out of high school in 1941. After military service during World War II, Mueller returned to the Tigers, going 6-8 during the team's ...

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