Roger Erickson (baseball)

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Roger Erickson
Born: (1956-08-30)August 30, 1956
Springfield, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 6, 1978 for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1983 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Win–loss record 35–53
Earned run average 4.13
Strikeouts 365

Roger Farrell Erickson (August 30, 1956 in Springfield, Illinois), is a retired professional baseball pitcher who played in the Major Leagues from 1978-1983. He played for the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins.

Erickson was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 3rd round of the 1977 amateur draft and made his major league debut on April 6, 1978, pitching 6.1 innings and earning the win in a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners. He finished his rookie season with 14 wins and a .519 winning percentage, second highest on the pitching staff.

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