July 19, 1899|
West Leyden, New York
|Died: July 5, 1975
Utica, New York
|October 1, 1920, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 25, 1926, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||6.16|
Joseph William Kiefer [Harlem Joe or Smoke] (July 19, 1899 – July 5, 1975) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox. Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 190 lb., Kiefer batted and threw right-handed. He was born in West Leyden, New York.
In a three-season career, Kiefer posted a 0–5 record with a 6.16 ERA in 15 appearances, including four starts, nine strikeouts, and 49⅔ innings of work. He also pitched in the minors for 21 years and served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
- "Joe Kiefer Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-20.
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