Carmen Hill

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Carmen Hill
Carmen Hill.jpg
Hill in 1922, with the New York Giants.
Pitcher
Born: (1895-10-01)October 1, 1895
Royalton, Minnesota
Died: January 1, 1990(1990-01-01) (aged 94)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 24, 1915, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 3, 1930, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 49-33
Earned run average 3.44
Strikeouts 264
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • National League pennant: 1927

Carmen Proctor Hill (October 1, 1895 – January 1, 1990) born in Royalton, Minnesota, was a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1915–16, 1918–19 and 1926–29), New York Giants (1922) and St. Louis Cardinals (1929–30).

He helped the Giants win the 1922 World Series, the Pirates win the 1927 National League Pennant and the Cardinals win the 1930 NL Pennant.

Hill finished 23rd in voting for the 1927 National League MVP for having a 22–11 win–loss record, 43 Games, 31 games started, 22 complete games, 2 shutouts, 7 games finished, 3 saves, 277 23 innings pitched, 260 hits allowed, 100 earned runs, 80 walks, 95 strikeouts, and a 3.24 ERA.

In 10 seasons he had a 49–33 win–loss record, 147 games, 85 games started, 47 complete games, 5 shutouts, 34 games finished, 8 saves, 787 innings pitched, 769 hits allowed, 301 earned runs allowed, 38 home runs allowed, 267 walks, 264 strikeouts, and a 3.44 ERA. In addition, Hill won 202 minor league games over 14 seasons with 7 teams.

Hill was a screwball pitcher.[1]

Hill died in Indianapolis, Indiana at the age of 94.

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  1. ^ James, Bill; Neyer, Rob (2004-06-15). The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers: An Historical Compendium of Pitching, Pitchers, and Pitches. Simon and Schuster. p. 52. ISBN 9780743261586. Retrieved 3 October 2012. 

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