December 3, 1926|
Newburgh, New York
|Died: October 23, 2003
|July 25, 1951, for the New York Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 29, 1955, for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||3.98|
|Career highlights and awards|
Elmer Nathan "Al" Corwin (December 3, 1926 – October 23, 2003) was an American professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who appeared in Major League Baseball between 1951–1955 for the New York Giants. The Newburgh, New York, native stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 170 pounds (77 kg).
Corwin signed with the Giants in 1948 and 1953 was his only full year in the big leagues. As a Giant, he appeared in 117 games pitched, 22 as a starter. He compiled a won–lost record of 18–10 and an earned run average of 3.98 in 289⅓ innings pitched, allowing 289 hits and 156 bases on balls, with 142 strikeouts and five saves. Corwin made one appearance in the 1951 World Series. In Game 5, in a mop-up relief role, he hurled 1⅔ scoreless innings in a 13–1 victory by the eventual champion New York Yankees.
He retired in 1960 after 13 professional seasons.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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