Cal Dorsett

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Cal Dorsett
Born: (1913-06-10)June 10, 1913
Lone Oak, Texas
Died: October 22, 1970(1970-10-22) (aged 57)
Elk City, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 19, 1940, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 14, 1947, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Win-Loss record 0–1
Earned run average 11.85
Innings pitched 13⅔

Calvin Leavelle Dorsett (June 10, 1913 – October 22, 1970), nicknamed "Preacher", was an American professional baseball player. The native of Lone Oak, Texas, was a 6 ft (1.8 m), 180 lb (82 kg) right-handed pitcher whose career lasted for nine seasons (1937–1941; 1946–1949). He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations,[1] and missed the 1943–1945 baseball seasons.

Dorsett worked in eight games pitched, two as a starter, in the Major Leagues for the Cleveland Indians in 19401941 and 1947. In 13⅔ innings pitched, he allowed 25 hits, 13 bases on balls and 18 earned runs. He struck out six.


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