Jack Knight (baseball)

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Jack Knight
Born: (1895-01-12)January 12, 1895
Pittsboro, Mississippi
Died: July 30, 1976(1976-07-30) (aged 81)
San Antonio, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 20, 1922, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
April 25, 1927, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Record 10-18
Earned run average 6.85
Strikeouts 49

Elmer Russell "Jack" Knight (January 12, 1895 – July 30, 1976) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. Born in Pittsboro, Mississippi, he played from 1922 to 1927, pitching in 72 games for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Braves.

He worked as a minor-league manager for the Cleveland Indians, Brooklyn Dodgers, and Chicago Cubs for several years after his playing career ended. He died at age 81 in San Antonio, Texas.

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