Don Rudolph

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Don Rudolph
Pitcher
Born: (1931-08-16)August 16, 1931
Baltimore, Maryland
Died: September 12, 1968(1968-09-12) (aged 37)
Granada Hills, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 21, 1957 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1964 for the Washington Senators
Career statistics
Win-Loss record 18-32
Earned run average 4.00
Strikeouts 182
Teams

Frederick Donald Rudolph (August 16, 1931 – September 12, 1968) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher. He pitched six seasons for the Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, and Washington Senators from 1957 to 1964.

Rudolph was a batting practice pitcher for the American League (AL) All-Star team on July 10, 1962 at District of Columbia Stadium (Robert F. Kennedy Stadium). In 1963, he pitched in 37 games for the Washington Senators and led the AL in Fielding percentage as a pitcher with a 1.000 fielding average.[1]

Rudolph owned a construction business when he was killed in a truck accident at age 37.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Don Rudolph stats [1] Baseball-Reference.com Retrieved March 28, 2015
  2. ^ Ex-Pitcher Don Rudolph dies in traffic mishap

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