November 28, 1893|
Mount Pleasant, Mississippi
|Died: December 8, 1968
|April 20, 1920, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 3, 1927, for the Cleveland Indians|
|Earned run average||4.60|
Benjamin Joyce Karr [Baldy] (November 28, 1893 – December 8, 1968) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1920 and 1927 for the Boston Red Sox (1920–22) and Cleveland Indians (1925–27). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 175 lb., Karr batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Mount Pleasant, Mississippi.
In a six-season career, Karr posted a 35–48 record with 180 strikeouts and a 4.60 ERA in 177 appearances, including 58 starts, 29 complete games, one shutout, five saves, and 780⅓ innings of work. He also pitched in the minors for 15 years and served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
Karr died in Memphis, Tennessee at age 75.
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