1948 Bowman baseball card
December 19, 1917|
|Died: April 29, 1990
Oak Lawn, Illinois
|April 15, 1942, for the Cleveland Indians|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 21, 1949, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earned run average||4.55|
Raymond Willis Poat (December 19, 1917 – April 29, 1990) was an American professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, he played six Major League seasons, for the Cleveland Indians from 1942 to 1944, the New York Giants from 1947 to 1949, and the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1949. The native of Chicago, stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 200 pounds (91 kg).
Poat appeared in 116 MLB games (47 as a starting pitcher) and an even 400 innings. He allowed 425 hits and 162 bases on balls, recording 178 strikeouts. He was a very successful hurler in minor league baseball, winning 91 of 135 decisions (.674).
Hitting for the "season cycle"
- McEntire, Madison. "Seasons Cycles". BaseballLibrary.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
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