Roy Witherup

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Roy Witherup
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Born: (1886-07-26)July 26, 1886
North Washington, Pennsylvania
Died: December 23, 1941(1941-12-23) (aged 55)
New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 14, 1906, for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
September 6, 1909, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 3-12
Earned run average 4.44
Strikeouts 71

Foster Leroy Witherup (July 26, 1886 – December 23, 1941) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of three seasons in Major League Baseball between 1906 and 1909 for the Boston Beaneaters (1906) and Washington Senators (1908–09). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 185 lb., Witherup batted and threw right-handed. He was born in North Washington, Pennsylvania.

In a three-season career, Witherup posted a 3–12 record with a 4.44 earned run average in 26 appearances, including 17 starts and 12 complete games, giving up 80 earned runs on 189 hits and 47 walks while striking out 71 in 162 ⅓ innings of work.

Witherup died in New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at the age of 55.

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