Bill Pertica

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Bill Pertica
Pitcher
Born: (1898-08-17)August 17, 1898
Santa Barbara, California
Died: December 28, 1967(1967-12-28) (aged 69)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 7, 1918, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
April 20, 1923, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 22-18
Earned run average 4.27
Strikeouts 98
Teams

William Andrew Pertica (August 17, 1898 – December 28, 1967) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1918 through 1923 for the Boston Red Sox (1918) and St. Louis Cardinals (1921–1923). Listed at 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m), 165 lb., Pertica batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Santa Barbara, California.

In a four season-career, Pertica posted a 22–18 record with a 4.27 ERA in 74 appearances, including 46 starts, 17 complete games, two shutouts, two saves, 98 strikeouts, 138 walks, and 331.0 innings of work.

Pertica died at the age of 69 in Los Angeles, California.

Best season[edit]

  • 1921 - Posted career-highs in wins (14), SO (67), ERA (3.37), and innings pitched (208⅓).

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