Jake Volz

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Jake Volz
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Born: (1878-04-04)April 4, 1878
San Antonio, Texas
Died: August 11, 1962(1962-08-11) (aged 84)
San Antonio, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 28, 1901, for the Boston Americans
Last MLB appearance
September 2, 1908, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2-4
Earned run average 6.10
Strikeouts 12

Jacob Phillip "Silent Jake" Volz (April 4, 1878 – August 11, 1962) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1901 and 1908 for the Boston Americans (1901), Boston Beaneaters (1905) and Cincinnati Reds (1908). Listed at 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m), 175 lb., Volz batted and threw right-handed. He was born in San Antonio, Texas.

In a three-season career, Volz posted a 2–4 record with 12 strikeouts and a 6.10 ERA in 11 appearances, including seven starts, two complete games, and 38⅓ innings of work.

Volz died in his hometown of San Antonio, Texas at age 84.

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