Fred Underwood

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Fred Underwood
Born: (1868-10-14)October 14, 1868
St. Louis County, Missouri
Died: January 26, 1906(1906-01-26) (aged 37)
Kansas City, Missouri
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
July 18, 1894, for the Brooklyn Grooms
Last MLB appearance
August 30, 1894, for the Brooklyn Grooms
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2-4
ERA 7.85
Strikeouts 10

Frederick Theodore Underwood (October 14, 1868 – January 26, 1906) was a Major League Baseball pitcher during part of the 1894 season. He was a native of St. Louis County, Missouri.

Underwood appeared in seven games for the Brooklyn Grooms of the National League, starting six of them and completing five. He gave up 110 baserunners (80 hits and 30 walks) in just 47 innings. He also gave up 62 runs, but only 41 of them were earned runs.

Despite his struggles he did win two games for Brooklyn...July 21 against the Philadelphia Phillies (8-7) and July 28 against the Washington Senators (9-5). He was more successful with the bat, as he went 7-for-18 for a batting average of .389.

In his short MLB career he was 2–4 with 10 strikeouts and an ERA of 7.85.

Underwood died at the age of 37 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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