Dave Koslo

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Dave Koslo
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Pitcher
Born: (1920-03-31)March 31, 1920
Menasha, Wisconsin
Died: December 1, 1975(1975-12-01) (aged 55)
Menasha, Wisconsin
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 12, 1941 for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
April 14, 1955 for the Milwaukee Braves
Career statistics
Pitching Record 92-107
Earned run average 3.68
Strikeouts 606
Teams
Career highlights and awards

George Bernard "Dave" Koslo (born George Bernard Koslowski, March 31, 1920 – December 1, 1975) was a professional baseball left-handed pitcher over parts of twelve seasons (1941–1942, 1946–1955) with the New York Giants, Baltimore Orioles and Milwaukee Braves. On April 18, 1947, Koslo gave up Jackie Robinson’s first major league home run, hit in the third inning.[1] He was the National League ERA champion in 1949 with New York. For his career, he compiled a 92–107 record in 348 appearances, with a 3.68 ERA and 606 strikeouts.

He was born and later died in Menasha, Wisconsin, at the age of 55.

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  1. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 68, Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2007, New York, ISBN 978-0-7432-9461-4

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