Irv Medlinger

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Irv Medlinger
Born: (1927-06-18)June 18, 1927
Died: September 3, 1975(1975-09-03) (aged 48)
Wheeling, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 20, 1949, for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1951, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 13.83
Strikeouts 9

Irving John Medlinger (June 18, 1927 – September 3, 1975) was a professional baseball player. He was a left-handed pitcher over parts of two seasons (1949, 1951) with the St. Louis Browns. For his career, he did not record a decision, with a 13.83 earned run average, and 9 strikeouts in 13.2 innings pitched.

He was born in Chicago. He was one of two people killed aboard a Piper PA-24 Comanche destroyed on September 3, 1975, while attempting a crash-landing near Wheeling, Illinois, after its engine failed.[1] He died at the age of 47.


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