Milt Gaston

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Milt Gaston
MiltGastonGoudeycard.jpg
1933 Goudey baseball card of Milt Gaston.
Pitcher
Born: (1896-01-27)January 27, 1896
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
Died: April 26, 1996(1996-04-26) (aged 100)
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 1924 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 3, 1936 for the Boston Bees
Career statistics
Win–loss record 97–164
Strikeouts 615
Earned run average 4.55
Teams

Nathaniel Milton Gaston (January 27, 1896 – April 26, 1996) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1924 to 1934. Born in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, he played for the St. Louis Browns, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators and Chicago White Sox. He died at age 100 in Barnstable, Massachusetts. His older brother, Alex, was his batterymate with the 1929 Red Sox.

His first roommate in the majors was Lou Gehrig when he played for the New York Yankees.

Gaston's career record was 97–164. He is the major league record holder for most games under .500 in a career.[citation needed]

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