Joe Benz

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Joe Benz
Joe Benz.jpg
Born: (1886-01-21)January 21, 1886
New Alsace, Indiana
Died: April 22, 1957(1957-04-22) (aged 71)
Chicago, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 16, 1911 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 2, 1919 for the Chicago White Sox
Career statistics
Win–loss record 77–75
Earned run average 2.43
Strikeouts 539

Joseph Louis Benz (January 21, 1886 – April 22, 1957) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1911 to 1919. He played for the Chicago White Sox.[1] Benz's two main pitches were the spitball and the knuckleball.[2]

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  1. ^ "Joe Benz Statistics and History". Retrieved 2011-02-03.
  2. ^ Neyer, Rob and James, Bill. The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (Simon & Schuster, 2004), p. 132.

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Preceded by
Jeff Tesreau
No-hitter pitcher
May 31, 1914
Succeeded by
George Davis