Jack Robinson (pitcher)

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Jack Robinson
Pitcher
Born: (1921-02-20)February 20, 1921
Orange, New Jersey
Died: March 2, 2000(2000-03-02) (aged 79)
Ormond Beach, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 4, 1949 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 11, 1949 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win-Loss record 0–0
Earned run average 2.25
Innings pitched 4
Teams

John Edward Robinson (February 20, 1921 – March 2, 2000) was an American professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher whose career lasted eleven seasons (1941–1942; 1946–1954). He served in the United States Navy during World War II.[1]

The native of Orange, New Jersey, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 175 pounds (79 kg). He appeared in three games pitched, all in relief, during May for the 1949 Boston Red Sox. In those appearances, Robinson posted a 2.25 ERA in four full innings of work, giving up one run on four hits and one walk while striking out one. He did not have a decision or save.

Robinson died in Ormond Beach, Florida, at the age of 79.

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