George Prentiss

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George Prentiss
Born: (1876-06-10)June 10, 1876
Wilmington, Delaware
Died: September 8, 1902(1902-09-08) (aged 26)
Wilmington, Delaware
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 23, 1901, for the Boston Americans
Last MLB appearance
July 29, 1902, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Win-Loss Record 3-3
Earned run average 5.31
Strikeouts 10

George Pepper Prentiss (a.k.a. George Pepper Wilson) (June 10, 1876 – September 23, 1902) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1901 through 1902 for the Boston Americans (1901–02) and Baltimore Orioles (1902). Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 175 lb., Prentiss was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. He was born in Wilmington, Delaware.

In a two-season career, Prentiss posted a 3–3 record with 10 strikeouts and a 5.31 ERA in 11 appearances, including seven starts, four complete games, and 57⅓ innings of work.

Prentiss died in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, at age 26.

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