April 9, 1879|
|Died: December 21, 1963
|April 19, 1901, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 21, 1906, for the Cleveland Naps|
|Earned run average||3.59|
Townsend started his career with the Phillies in 1901, but after the season he jumped to Washington of the new American League. He pitched there for four seasons, finishing with a record of 22–69. In 1904, he led the league in both losses (26) and wild pitches (19).
In 2005, the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame inducted Townsend.
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