Joe Beckwith

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Joe Beckwith
Joe Beckwith 1979.JPG
Beckwith in 1979
Pitcher
Born: (1955-01-28) January 28, 1955 (age 59)
Opelika, Alabama
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 21, 1979 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1986 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Career statistics
Win-loss record 18-19
Earned run average 3.54
Strikeouts 319
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Thomas Joseph Beckwith (born January 28, 1955) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher.

Beckwith grew up in Auburn, Alabama, where he played for Auburn High School and Auburn University. In the Majors, Beckwith played for two teams in his career: the Los Angeles Dodgers (1979-1983, 1986) and Kansas City Royals (1984-1985). Beckwith made his Major League Baseball debut on July 21, 1979, and played his final game on September 30, 1986.

Beckwith was a member of the Royals team that won the World Series in 1985 and a member of the Dodgers who won the World Series in 1981.

His father, Bill, was a longtime ticket office manager at Auburn University.

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