Dave Danforth

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Dave Danforth
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Born: (1890-03-07)March 7, 1890
Granger, Texas
Died: September 19, 1970(1970-09-19) (aged 80)
Baltimore, Maryland
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 1, 1911 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1925 for the St. Louis Browns
Career statistics
Win–loss record 71–66
Earned run average 3.89
Strikeouts 484
Career highlights and awards

David Charles "Dauntless Dave" Danforth (March 7, 1890 – September 19, 1970) was a professional baseball player. He was a left-handed pitcher over parts of ten seasons (1911–1912, 1916–1919, 1922–1925) with the Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Browns. For his career, he compiled a 71–66 record in 286 appearances, with a 3.89 earned run average and 484 strikeouts. Danforth played on two World Series championship teams, the 1911 Athletics and the 1917 White Sox. He appeared in one World Series game (in 1917), pitching one inning, giving up two runs and striking out two.

An alumnus of Baylor University, he was born in Granger, Texas and later died in Baltimore, Maryland at the age of 80. He is buried in Loudon Park Cemetery[1] in Baltimore.

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