Biff Schlitzer

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Biff Schlitzer
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Schlitzer with the Athletics in 1908.
Born: (1884-12-04)December 4, 1884
Rochester, New York
Died: January 4, 1948(1948-01-04) (aged 63)
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1908, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 1, 1914, for the Buffalo Buffeds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 10-15
Earned run average 3.60
Strikeouts 87

Victor Joseph "Biff" Schlitzer (December 4, 1884 – January 4, 1948) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1908 through 1914 for the Philadelphia Athletics (1908–09) and Boston Red Sox (1909) of the American League, and with the Buffalo Buffeds of the Federal League (1914). Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 175 pounds (79 kg), Schlitzer batted and threw right-handed. A native of Rochester, New York, he attended University of Dayton.

In a three-season career, Schlitzer posted a 10–15 record with 87 strikeouts and a 3.60 earned run average in 44 appearances, including 29 starts, 16 complete games, two shutouts, one save, and 217⅓ innings of work.

Schlitzer died at the age of 63 in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts.

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