Pep Deininger

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Pep Deininger
Pitcher / Outfielder
Born: (1877-10-10)October 10, 1877
Wasseralfingen, Germany
Died: September 25, 1950(1950-09-25) (aged 72)
Boston, Massachusetts
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 26, 1902, for the Boston Americans
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 1909, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .263
RBI 16
Runs scored 22
Teams

Otto Charles "Pep" Deininger (October 10, 1877 – September 25, 1950) was a pitcher/center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for two different teams between 1902 and 1909. Listed at 5' 8½" Weight: 180 lb., Deininger batted and threw left-handed. He was born in Wasseralfingen, Germany.[1]

Deininger started his majors career in 1902 as a pitcher for the Boston Americans. He posted a 9.75 ERA with two strikeouts and nine walks in two appearances, including one start, and did not have a decision. He later switched to the outfield, appearing in 56 games in part of two seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies (1908-1909).

In a three-season career, Deininger posted a .263 batting average (46-for-175) with 16 RBI and 22 runs, including 10 doubles, one triple, and five stolen bases without home runs.

Deininger died in Boston, Massachusetts, at age 72.

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  1. ^ Nowlin, Nill. "Pep Deininger". Society For American Baseball Research. Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 

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