December 25, 1934|
|Died: May 3, 2016
San Leandro, California
|September 26, 1956, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 13, 1958, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Earned run average||3.91|
Charles Alfonzo "Charlie" Beamon (December 25, 1934 – May 3, 2016) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Baltimore Orioles from 1956 to 1958. Listed at 5' 11", 195 lb., he batted and threw right handed.
Beamon was born in Oakland, California, where he graduated from McClymonds High School. He made his debut with the Orioles in September 1956, pitching a four-hit, 1–0 shutout against the New York Yankees at Memorial Stadium. He did strike out nine batters in the process, including Billy Martin three times.
In between, Beamon played winter ball with the Leones del Caracas club of the Venezuelan Winter League in the 1957–1958 season. He posted a 9-6 record with 55 strikeouts and a 2.49 ERA in 130 innings, leading the league in ERA, while tying with Magallanes' Ramón Monzant for the most wins.
- Baltimore Orioles 1, New York Yankees 0. Game Played on Wednesday, September 26, 1956 (D) at Memorial Stadium. Retrosheet box score. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.
- Venezuelan Winter League pitching statistics. Pura Pelota. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.
- Mr. Charles Beamon Obituary. Tributes.com. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.