Dennis Werth

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Dennis Werth
First baseman
Born: (1952-12-29) December 29, 1952 (age 64)
Lincoln, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 17, 1979, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1982, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Batting average .209
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 15

Dennis Dean Werth (born December 29, 1952) is a former Major League Baseball catcher, first baseman and outfielder.


Werth is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 19th round of the 1974 Major League Baseball Draft, Werth made his Major League debut with the New York Yankees on September 17, 1979, and appeared in his final game on September 27, 1982. During the baseball strike in 1981, Werth played for the Columbus Clippers. He was signed by Yankees scout Lou Maguolo.[1]


Werth is the stepfather of current Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth, and the husband of former U.S. Olympic athlete Kim Schofield Werth.[2]


  1. ^ "Lou Maguolo". Retrieved 17 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Rhodes, Dusty (November 5, 2008). "A World Series champ and his phenomenal family". Illinois Times. Retrieved September 22, 2015. 

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