Podbielan with the Reds in 1953
March 6, 1924|
|Died: October 26, 1982
Syracuse, New York
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 25, 1949 for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 13, 1959 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Earned run average||4.49|
Clarence Anthony Podbielan (March 6, 1924 – October 26, 1982) was an American professional baseball player, a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1949–52), Cincinnati Reds (1952–55 and 1957) and Cleveland Indians (1959). He was born in Curlew, Washington.
On May 18, 1953 while pitching for the Cincinnati Reds, Podbielan walked a franchise record thirteen batters in a 10-inning game against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
In 9 seasons he had a 25–42 win-loss record, 172 games, 76 games started, 20 complete games, 2 shutouts, 35 games finished, 3 saves, 641 innings pitched, 693 hits allowed, 362 runs allowed, 320 earned runs allowed, 79 home runs allowed, 245 walks allowed, 242 strikeouts, 17 hit batsmen, 12 wild pitches, 2,792 batters faced and a 4.49 ERA.
He died in Syracuse, New York at the age of 58.
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