Clise Dudley

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Elzie Clise Dudley
Pitcher
Born: (1903-08-08)August 8, 1903
Graham, North Carolina
Died: January 12, 1989(1989-01-12) (aged 85)
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 18, 1929, for the Brooklyn Robins
Last MLB appearance
September 15, 1933, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 17–33
Earned run average 5.03
Strikeouts 106
Teams

Elzie Clise Dudley (August 8, 1903 in Graham, North Carolina – January 12, 1989 in Moncks Corner, South Carolina) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched from 1929 to 1933. He attended the University of South Carolina.

On April 27, 1929, Dudley became the 2nd player and first pitcher to hit a home run on the first pitch he ever saw. Despite the achievement, Brooklyn lost 8-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies. (Walter Mueller was the first player to do so, an outfielder, in 1922.)

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