Dizzy Nutter

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Dizzy Nutter
Center fielder
Born: (1893-08-27)August 27, 1893
Roseville, Ohio
Died: July 25, 1958(1958-07-25) (aged 64)
Battle Creek, Michigan
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 7, 1919, for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1919, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average .212
Hits 11
Runs batted in 3
Teams

Everett Clarence "Dizzy" Nutter (August 27, 1893 – July 25, 1958) is a former professional baseball player. In an eight-year career, Nutter participated in one Major League season with the Boston Braves in 1919. He was officially listed as standing 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and weighing 160 pounds (73 kg).[1]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Nutter was born "Everett Clarence Nutter"[2] on August 27, 1893, in Roseville, Ohio.[3]

Career[edit]

In 1914, Nutter began his professional baseball career playing for the D-level Charleston Senators. For the 1914 season, Nutter recorded a .271 batting average with 108 hits and seven home runs. Nutter continued his minor-league career in 1915, again playing for the Charleston Senators of the Ohio State League before joining the B-level New Haven Murlins in 1916. Nutter played the next two years for New Haven before his contract was purchased by the Boston Braves on August 29, 1919. Nutter made his Major League debut for the Boston Braves on September 7, 1919, in a game against the New York Giants. For his debut, Nutter played center field, recording two hits in four plate appearances.[4]

After playing eighteen games for the Braves, Nutter returned to New Haven for the remainder of the 1919 season. Nutter, now playing for the New Haven Weissmen, led the team in hits, doubles, and triples for the 1919 and 1920 seasons.[5][6] Nutter's last season of professional baseball was in 1922 for New Haven Weissmen.[7]

After baseball[edit]

Nutter died on July 25, 1958, in Battle Creek, Michigan, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Roseville, Ohio.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dizzy Nutter Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. 2011. Retrieved May 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ Gammons, Peter (2006). Pete Palmer; Gary Gillette; Stuart Shea, eds. The 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Sterling. p. 507. ISBN 1-4027-3625-8. 
  3. ^ "Dizzy Nutter Statistics". The Baseball Cube. 2011. Retrieved May 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Retrosheet Boxscore: New York Giants 2, Boston Braves 1 (1)". Retrosheet. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ "1919 New Haven Weissmen Statistics – Minor Leagues". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  6. ^ "1920 New Haven Weissmen Statistics – Minor Leagues". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Dizzy Nutter Minor League Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 

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