Floyd Newkirk

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Floyd Newkirk
Born: (1908-07-16)July 16, 1908
Norris City, Illinois
Died: April 15, 1976(1976-04-15) (aged 67)
Clayton, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 21, 1934, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
August 21, 1934, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Games 1
Earned run average 0.00
Strikeouts 0

Floyd Elmo Newkirk (July 16, 1908 – April 15, 1976) nicknamed "Three-Fingers" was a Major League Baseball pitcher. Newkirk played for the New York Yankees in 1934. In one career game, he had a 0-0 record, with a 0.00 ERA, pitching in only 1 inning. He batted and threw right-handed.

He attended Illinois College. He was also a World War II veteran. Newkirk was the brother of Major Leaguer Joel Newkirk.

Newkirk was born in Norris City, White County, Illinois; died in Clayton, Missouri; and was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis County, Missouri.

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