Clay Bryant

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Clay Bryant
Pitcher
Born: (1911-11-26)November 26, 1911
Madison Heights, Virginia
Died: April 9, 1999(1999-04-09) (aged 87)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1935 for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1940 for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
Win–loss record 32–20
Earned run average 3.73
Strikeouts 272
Teams

Claiborne Henry Bryant (November 26, 1911 – April 9, 1999) was a Major League Baseball player from 1935 to 1940 for the Chicago Cubs. Bryant was mainly a pitcher, although in 1939 he played one game as an outfielder. His career marks were 32 wins, 20 loses and a 3.73 ERA.

His most noteworthy year as a major league pitcher was in 1938, when he led the major leagues in both strikeouts (135) and walks allowed (125). He compiled a 19–11 record with a 3.10 ERA that year.

He was a longtime manager in the farm system of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, and served as a coach for the Dodgers (1961) and Cleveland Indians (1966; 1973).

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