Dick Porter

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Dick Porter
Born: (1901-12-30)December 30, 1901
Princess Anne, Maryland
Died: September 24, 1974(1974-09-24) (aged 72)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1929, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1934, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .308
Home runs 11
Runs batted in 282

Richard Twilley Porter (December 30, 1901 – September 24, 1974) was a Major League Baseball outfielder from 1929-1934, for the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox.

In 1930, he batted .350 with 43 doubles and 100 runs scored in only 119 games. He reached career highs in 1932 with 191 hits and 106 runs scored.

In 675 major league games, he scored 426 runs and batted .308. Prior to and after his major league career, he played 14 seasons for three teams in the International League, hitting .328 with 123 home runs. He is a member of the International League Hall of Fame.

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