Lefty York

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Lefty York
Pitcher
Born: (1892-11-01)November 1, 1892
West Fork, Arkansas
Died: April 9, 1961(1961-04-09) (aged 68)
York, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 12, 1919, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1921, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 5-11
Earned run average 5.34
Strikeouts 59
Teams

James Edward "Lefty" York (November 1, 1892 – April 9, 1961) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played two seasons in Major League Baseball, including 1919 with the Philadelphia Athletics and 1921 with the Chicago Cubs. In 42 career games pitched, he posted a 5-11 career record, allowing 183 hits, 5 home runs and 95 runs.

In 1919 as a member of the A's, York pitched just two games, recording losses in both of them. In 1921 as a member of the Cubs, he pitched in 40 games including 11 starts and posted 5-9 record.

Lefty York was born on November 1, 1892 in West Fork, Arkansas, and died on April 9, 1961 in York, Pennsylvania.

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