Mike Prendergast (baseball)
Mike Prendergast Pitching, 1917
|Born: December 15, 1888|
|Died: November 18, 1967 (aged 78)|
|April 26, 1914, for the Chicago Federals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 9, 1919, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Earned run average||2.74|
In 1914 and 1915, he pitched for the Chicago Whales of the Federal League. When the Federal League ceased operations in 1915 and merged with the Chicago Cubs, Mike joined the Cubs organization. He pitched with the Cubs in 1916 and 1917. After the 1917 season, he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies where he played in 1918 and 1919.
In 1932, Mike won the Omaha Ping Pong championship.
He died in Omaha on November 18, 1967 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Omaha.
Mike's younger brother, Jeremiah "Jerry" Prendergast, nicknamed Jade, also played some minor league baseball.
- Esser, Bruce. "Nebraska Minor League Basbell". Retrieved 2 March 2012.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Mike Prendergast at Find a Grave
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