Dike Varney

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Dike Varney
Born: (1880-08-09)August 9, 1880
Dover, New Hampshire
Died: April 23, 1950(1950-04-23) (aged 69)
Long Island City, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 3, 1902, for the Cleveland Bronchos
Last MLB appearance
July 29, 1902, for the Cleveland Bronchos
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 1-1
Earned run average 6.14
Strikeouts 7

Lawrence Delano "Dike" De Varney (August 9, 1880 – April 23, 1950) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He played professionally for the Cleveland Bronchos during part of the 1902 season.

Early life and career[edit]

Varney, was born in Dover, New Hampshire and played college baseball at Dartmouth College.[1] He started three games for the Cleveland Bronchos, all in July 1902. He gave up 31 baserunners, (14 hits, 12 walks, and 5 hit batsmen) and 10 earned runs in 14.2 total innings. His lone win came against the Detroit Tigers, and his only loss was to the Baltimore Orioles.

In Varney's short Major League career, he won one game, lost one game with seven strikeouts and an ERA of 6.14.

He died at the age of 69 in Long Island City, New York.


  1. ^ "Dike Varney Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 

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