Dennis Bennett (baseball)

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Dennis Bennett
Born: (1939-10-05) October 5, 1939 (age 75)
Oakland, California
Died: 24 March 2012(2012-03-24) (aged 72)
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 12, 1962 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1968 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win–loss record 43-47
Strikeouts 572
Earned run average 3.69

Dennis John Bennett (October 5, 1939 – March 24, 2012) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, and California Angels. He batted and threw left-handed.

In a seven-season career, Bennett posted a 43–47 record with 572 strikeouts and a 3.69 ERA in 863 innings pitched, including six shutouts and 28 complete games.[1]

Dennis' brother Dave Bennett is also a former baseball player. Dennis owned a bar in Klamath Falls, Oregon.[2]


Dennis Bennett died aged 72, on March 24, 2012 at his home in Klamath Falls.[3]


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