Pete Naktenis

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Pete Naktenis
Born: (1914-06-12)June 12, 1914
Aberdeen, Washington
Died: August 1, 2007(2007-08-01) (aged 93)
Singer Island, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 13, 1936, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 14, 1939, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 10.72
Strikeouts 19

Peter Ernest Naktenis (June 12, 1914 – August 1, 2007) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1936) and Cincinnati Reds (1939). Listed at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m), 185 pounds (84 kg), Naktenis batted and threw left-handed. He was born in Aberdeen, Washington.

In a two-season career, Naktenis posted a 0–1 record with 19 strikeouts and a 10.72 ERA in 10 games pitched.

An alumnus of Duke University, Naktenis died in Singer Island, Florida, at the age of 93. At the time of his death, he was recognized as one of the oldest living MLB players.

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