Lou Possehl

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Lou Possehl
Born: (1926-04-12)April 12, 1926
Chicago, Illinois
Died: October 7, 1997(1997-10-07) (aged 71)
Sarasota, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 25, 1946, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
June 4, 1952, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2–5
Earned run average 5.26
Strikeouts 22
Innings pitched 51​13

Louis Thomas Possehl (April 12, 1926 – October 7, 1997) was an American professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, he played in parts of five Major League seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies (1946–48; 1951–52).[1] He was born in Chicago, Illinois, stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg).

Possehl appeared in 15 Major League games, eight as a starting pitcher. In 51​13 innings pitched, he surrendered 62 hits and 24 bases on balls, with 22 strikeouts. In his only complete game, on September 20, 1948, he defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7–4 at Shibe Park, allowing eight hits and four walks.


  1. ^ "Lou Possehl Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. Retrieved December 19, 2016. 

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