Wilcy Moore

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Wilcy Moore
Pitcher
Born: (1897-05-20)May 20, 1897
Bonita, Texas
Died: March 29, 1963(1963-03-29) (aged 65)
Hollis, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 14, 1927 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1933 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Win–loss record 51-44
Earned run average 3.70
Strikeouts 204
Saves 49
Teams
Career highlights and awards

William Wilcy "Cy" Moore (May 20, 1897 – March 29, 1963) was a professional baseball right-handed pitcher over parts of six seasons (1927–1933) with the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. He led the American League in ERA as a rookie in 1927 while playing for New York.

For his career, he compiled a 51–44 record, with a 3.70 ERA and 204 strikeouts. Moore pitched in the 1927 and 1932 World Series, going 2–0 in three appearances with a 0.56 ERA, as the Yankees won both years.

While being scouted in 1926, Moore claimed he was 27, but records have proven that his actual age was then 29.

He was born in Bonita, Texas and later died in Hollis, Oklahoma at the age of 65.

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