Ed Eiteljorge

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Ed Eiteljorge
Born: (1871-10-14)October 14, 1871
Berlin, Germany
Died: December 5, 1942(1942-12-05) (aged 71)
Greencastle, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 2, 1890, for the Chicago Colts
Last MLB appearance
August 27, 1891, for the Washington Statesmen
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 1–6
Strikeouts 24
Earned run average 6.68

Edward Henry Eiteljorge (October 14, 1871 – December 5, 1942) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball for parts of two seasons, one game with the Chicago Colts in 1890, and eight games with the Washington Statesmen in 1891.[1]

He was the first of two individuals who have attended DePauw University to have become a major leaguer, along with Al Orth.[2] Eiteljorge died in Greencastle, Indiana, at the age of 71, and is interred at Forest Hill Cemetery.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Ed Eiteljorge". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "DePauw University Tigers (Greencastle, Indiana)". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 

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