Lou North

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Lou North
Lou North.jpg
Born: (1891-06-15)June 15, 1891
Elgin, Illinois
Died: May 15, 1974(1974-05-15) (aged 82)
Shelton, Connecticut
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 22, 1913, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
July 20, 1924, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 21–16
Earned run average 4.43
Strikeouts 199

Louis Alexander North (June 15, 1891 – May 15, 1974) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of seven seasons (1913, 1917, 1920–1924) with the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Braves. For his career, he compiled a 21–16 record in 172 appearances, most as a relief pitcher, with an 4.43 earned run average and 199 strikeouts.

In 1918 North served in the military during World War I.[1]

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  1. ^ The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Sterling Publishing. 2007. p. 1412. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3.