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Jack Knott

Jack Knott
Pitcher
Born: (1907-03-02)March 2, 1907
Dallas, Texas
Died: October 13, 1981(1981-10-13) (aged 74)
Brownwood, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1933, for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
May 15, 1946, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 82–103
Earned run average 4.97
Strikeouts 484
Teams

John Henry Knott (March 2, 1907 – October 13, 1981) born in Dallas, Texas was a pitcher for the St. Louis Browns (1933–38), Chicago White Sox (1938–40) and Philadelphia Athletics (1941–42 and 1946).

He led the American League in saves (7) in 1935 and earned runs allowed (156) in 1936, and home runs allowed (25) in 1937. In 11 seasons he had an 82–103 win-loss record in 325 games, with 192 games started, 62 complete games, 4 shutouts, 77 games finished, 19 saves, 1,557 innings pitched, 1,787 hits allowed, 991 runs allowed, 860 earned runs allowed, 140 home runs allowed, 642 walks, 484 strikeouts, and a 4.97 ERA.

Knott served in the military during World War II, being wounded on 10 January 1945, during the Battle of the Bulge.[1]

He was an alumnus of Southern Methodist University and died in Brownwood, Texas at the age of 74.

See also

References

  1. ^ Bedingfield, Gary. "Baseball and the Battle of the Bulge". www.baseballinwartime.com. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube


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