Izzy León

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Izzy León
Born: (1911-01-04)January 4, 1911
Cruces, Cuba
Died: July 25, 2002(2002-07-25) (aged 91)
Miami, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 21, 1945, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 16, 1945, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–4
Earned run average 5.35
Strikeouts 11
Izzy León
Medal record
Representing  Cuba
Men's Baseball
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1942 Havana Team
Gold medal – first place 1943 Havana Team
Bronze medal – third place 1944 Caracas Team
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is León and the second or maternal family name is Becerra.

Isidoro León Becerra (January 4, 1911 – July 25, 2002) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1945. The 34-year-old rookie was a native of Cruces, Cuba.

León is one of many ballplayers who only appeared in the major leagues during World War II. He made his major league debut on June 21, 1945 in a home game against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Shibe Park. He was the starting and losing pitcher in a 9–2 defeat. Cy Buker was the winning pitcher. León's final big league appearance was on September 16. He was released by Philadelphia on February 26, 1946.

Season and career totals include 14 games pitched, 4 starts, 0 complete games, a 0–4 record with 4 games finished, 23 earned runs allowed in 38.2 innings, and an ERA of 5.35.

León died at the age of 91 in Miami, Florida.

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