November 29, 1922|
Camden, New York
|Died: September 29, 2000
|April 18, 1955 for the Philadelphia Phillies|
Last MLB appearance
|September 27, 1957 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Earned run average||3.67|
Lynn Richard Lovenguth (November 29, 1922 – September 29, 2000) was an American professional baseball player. The right-handed pitcher played for 16 seasons (1946–1961) in minor league baseball, with two Major League trials for the 1955 Philadelphia Phillies and the 1957 St. Louis Cardinals. He batted left-handed, stood 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighed 170 pounds (77 kg).
Lovenguth won 193 games during his minor league career (losing 174), including two 20-win seasons. In 1956, he was named the International League's pitcher of the year after he posted a 24–12 record and a 2.68 earned run average in 39 games and 279 innings pitched with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The native of Camden, New York, played in nine Major League organizations.
Lynn Lovenguth died at age 77 in Beaverton, Oregon.
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