Lefty Scott

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Lefty Scott
Born: (1915-07-15)July 15, 1915
Roswell, New Mexico
Died: March 3, 1964(1964-03-03) (aged 48)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 15, 1945, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
July 12, 1945, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–2
Earned run average 4.43
Strikeouts 5

Marshall "Lefty" Scott (July 15, 1915 – March 3, 1964) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1945. The 29-year-old rookie was a native of Roswell, New Mexico.[1]

Scott is one of many ballplayers who only appeared in the major leagues during World War II. He made his major league debut on June 15, 1945 in a road game against the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds. His season and career totals include 8 games pitched, 2 starts, 0 complete games, a 0–2 record with 3 games finished, 11 earned runs allowed in 22.1 innings, and an ERA of 4.43.[2]

He died at the age of 48 in Houston, Texas.


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