Roy Welmaker

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Roy Welmaker
Roy Welmaker.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1913-12-06)December 6, 1913
Atlanta, Georgia
Died: February 3, 1998(1998-02-03) (aged 84)
Decatur, Georgia
Batted: Both Threw: Left
debut
1932, for the Atlanta Black Crackers
Last appearance
1953, for the Hollywood Stars
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Roy Horace Welmaker (December 6, 1913 – February 3, 1998) was an American professional baseball pitcher star of Negro Leagues. He played from 1932 to 1953.[1] Notably, in 1946 as pitcher of Sabios de Vargas Roy Welmaker hurled in 25 of the 30 games of LVBP inaugural season, including 25 starts, and posted a 12-8 record with 139 strikeouts and a 2.68 earned run average (ERA) in 181⅔ innings of work. Welmaker led the league in victories, strikeouts and ERA to easily win the Triple crown.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roy Welmaker Negro League Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  2. ^ 1946 Sabios de Vargas

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