Jesse Petty

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Jesse Petty
Born: (1894-11-23)November 23, 1894
Orr, Oklahoma
Died: October 23, 1971(1971-10-23) (aged 76)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 14, 1921, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1930, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record67-78

Jesse Lee Petty a.k.a. The Silver Fox (November 23, 1894 in Orr, Oklahoma – October 23, 1971), was a professional baseball pitcher in the major leagues from 1921 to 1930, for the Cleveland Indians, Brooklyn Robins, Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs.

He managed in the minor leagues in 1935 and 1936 for the Knoxville Smokies of the Southern Association and the Hopkinsville Hoppers of the Kentucky–Illinois–Tennessee League.

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Preceded by
Dazzy Vance
Brooklyn Robins Opening Day
Starting pitcher

Succeeded by
Watty Clark