Denny Driscoll

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Denny Driscoll
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Pitcher
Born: (1855-11-19)November 19, 1855
Lowell, Massachusetts
Died: July 11, 1886(1886-07-11) (aged 30)
Lowell, Massachusetts
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 1, 1880 for the Buffalo Bisons
Last MLB appearance
June 28, 1884 for the Louisville Eclipse
Career statistics
Win–loss record 38–39
Earned run average 3.08
Strikeouts 171
Teams
Career highlights and awards

John F. "Denny" Driscoll (November 19, 1855 – July 11, 1886) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher from 1880 to 1884. Driscoll played for the Buffalo Bisons, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, and Louisville Eclipse.[1] While playing for Pittsburgh, he led the American Association in earned run average in 1882, at 1.21. He went 13-9 that season.

Driscoll died in his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts at the age of 30 of consumption (tuberculosis).[2] He is interred at St. Patrick Cemetery.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Denny Driscoll's career statistics". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2009-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Too Young To Die". thedeadballera.com. Retrieved 2009-01-13. 

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