Bob Kammeyer

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Bob Kammeyer
Born: (1950-12-02)December 2, 1950
Kansas City, Kansas
Died: January 27, 2003(2003-01-27) (aged 52)
Sacramento, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 3, 1978, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 18, 1979, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Win–loss record0-0
Earned run average9.14
Career highlights and awards

Robert Lynn Kammeyer (December 2, 1950 – January 27, 2003) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played parts of two seasons, 1978 and 1979, in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees.

Kammeyer pitched in seven games for the Yankees in 1978, posting an earned run average of 5.82 with 11 strikeouts in 21.2 innings pitched. In 1979, he appeared in just one major league game, in which he gave up 8 earned runs without recording an out, a single-season record.[1]

In 1980, he was named the Pitcher of the Year for the International League while pitching for the Syracuse Chiefs. Despite this, he chose to retire at the end of the season.

Kammeyer died of a pulmonary embolism in Sacramento, California on January 27, 2003.


  1. ^ Spatz, Lyle; Holtz, Sean (2004). "The Infinite ERA Club" (PDF). Society For American Baseball Research Baseball Records Committee. SABR (June 2004): 2. Retrieved 2011-08-02.

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