George Jeffcoat

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George Jeffcoat
Born: (1913-12-24)December 24, 1913
New Brookland, South Carolina
Died: October 13, 1978(1978-10-13) (aged 64)
Leesville, South Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 1936, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
June 20, 1943, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Win-Loss 7-11
Earned run average 4.51
Strikeouts 86

George Edward Jeffcoat (December 24, 1913 in New Brookland, South Carolina – October 13, 1978), was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the major leagues for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves from 1936 to 1943. He was the last player in the Dodgers franchise to wear jersey number 42 before Jackie Robinson. Jeffcoat wore the jersey during only the 1939 season.

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