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Bob Heffner

Bob Heffner
Born: (1938-09-13) September 13, 1938
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 19, 1963, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 20, 1968, for the California Angels
MLB statistics
Win-Loss record 11–21
Earned run average 4.51
Innings 353⅓

Robert Frederic Heffner (born September 13, 1938) nicknamed "Butch," is an American former professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, Heffner appeared in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red Sox (1963–1965), Cleveland Indians (1966) and California Angels (1968). Heffner stood 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighed 200 pounds (91 kg).

Through his Major League career, Heffner was used both as starter and reliever. His most productive season came in 1964 with the Red Sox, when he posted career-highs in wins (seven, including a shutout), strikeouts (112), saves (six), games (55) and innings (158-2/3).

In a five-season MLB career, Heffner posted an 11–21 record with a 4.51 ERA and six saves in 114 games, 31 as a starter.

External links

  • Bob Heffner at Baseball Almanac.
  • Bob Heffner at Baseball Library.
  • Bob Heffner at Baseball Reference.
  • Bob Heffner at Retrosheet.

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