Isaiah Harris

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Isaiah Harris
Pitcher
Born: (1925-07-02)July 2, 1925
Parkin, Arkansas
Died: September 18, 2001(2001-09-18) (aged 76)
Memphis, Tennessee
Batted: Left Threw: Left
Negro league baseball debut
1948, for the Memphis Red Sox
Last appearance
1956, for the Memphis Red Sox
Teams

Isaiah "Lefty" Harris (July 2, 1929 – September 18, 2001) was a pitcher in Negro League baseball. He played for the Memphis Red Sox in 1949 and 1950. In 1950, he went 9–4 with a 3.13 earned run average.[1] He was considered one of the best pitchers in the Negro American League western division.[2]

Harris pitched two no-hitters in the span of six days, and he pitched in the 1950 and 1955 East-West All-Star Game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Isiah Harris". coe.ksu.edu. Retrieved September 16, 2011.
  2. ^ "Players Seeking East-West Spots". St. Petersburg Times. July 20, 1949.

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