January 28, 1916|
|Died: February 6, 1996
|September 30, 1937, for the St. Louis Browns|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 20, 1951, for the New York Yankees|
|Earned run average||3.80|
|Career highlights and awards|
Robert Cleveland Muncrief (January 28, 1916 – February 6, 1996) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher with the St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees between 1937 and 1951. He batted and threw right-handed.
He helped the Browns win the 1944 American League Pennant, the Indians win the 1948 World Series and the Yankees win the 1951 World Series. He was named to the 1944 American League All-Star Team. He finished 34th in voting for the 1944 American League MVP for having a 13–8 win-loss record, 12 complete games and a 3.08 ERA. He finished 22nd in voting for the 1945 AL MVP for having a 13–4 win-loss record, 10 complete games and a 2.72 ERA.
In 12 seasons he had an 80–82 win-loss record, 67 complete games, 11 shutouts, 9 saves, 525 strikeouts and a 3.80 ERA. He died in Duncanville, Texas, at the age of 80.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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