Lefty Stewart

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Lefty Stewart
Born: (1900-09-23)September 23, 1900
Sparta, Tennessee
Died: September 26, 1974(1974-09-26) (aged 74)
Knoxville, Tennessee
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 20, 1921, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1935, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 101-98
Earned run average 4.19
Strikeouts 503
Career highlights and awards
  • American League pennant: 1933

Walter Cleveland "Lefty" Stewart (September 23, 1900 in Sparta, Tennessee – September 26, 1974 in Knoxville, Tennessee) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of ten seasons in Major League Baseball between 1921 and 1935. He played for the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns, Washington Senators, and Cleveland Indians.

Stewart gave up one of Babe Ruth's record-setting 60 home runs during the 1927 New York Yankees season.

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