Joe Wood (1944 pitcher)

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Joe Wood
Born: (1916-05-20)May 20, 1916
Shohola, Pennsylvania
Died: October 10, 2002(2002-10-10) (aged 86)
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 1944, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 14, 1944, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0-1
Strikeouts 5
Earned run average 6.52

Joe Frank Wood (May 20, 1916 – October 10, 2002) was a professional baseball pitcher. He appeared in three games in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red Sox during the 1944 season. Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 190 lb., Wood batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Shohola, Pennsylvania. His father, Smoky Joe Wood, also was a major league pitcher.

In three pitching appearances, including one start, Wood posted a 0–1 record with a 6.52 ERA, 13 hits allowed, five strikeouts, three walks, and 9 ⅔ innings of work.

Wood died in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, at the age of 86.

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