Hank Behrman

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Hank Behrman
Pitcher
Born: (1921-06-27)June 27, 1921
Brooklyn, New York
Died: January 20, 1987(1987-01-20) (aged 65)
New York City
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1946, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 18, 1949, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 24–17
Earned run average 4.40
Strikeouts 189
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Henry Bernard Behrman (June 27, 1921 – January 20, 1987) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched from 1946 to 1949 with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Giants. He appeared in 5 games for the Dodgers during the 1947 World Series.

The right-handed pitcher had his best season as a rookie with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946 with an 11–5 record, a 2.93 earned run average and 150 innings pitched. On May 3, 1947, he was traded with pitchers Kirby Higbe and Cal McLish, infielder Gene Mauch and catcher Dixie Howell to the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Al Gionfriddo and $100,000. Then he was sent back to the Dodgers for cash on June 14 of that year. He was sold to the New York Giants on Feb. 26, 1949 and closed his four-year career with them. He was 24–17 lifetime, with half of his wins coming in relief, a 4.40 earned run average and 19 saves.

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