Sweetbread Bailey

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Sweetbread Bailey
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Born: (1895-02-12)February 12, 1895
Joliet, Illinois
Died: September 27, 1939(1939-09-27) (aged 44)
Joliet, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 23, 1919, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
June 11, 1921, for the Brooklyn Robins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 4–7
Earned run average 4.59
Strikeouts 35

Abraham Lincoln "Sweetbread" Bailey (February 12, 1895 – September 27, 1939), or simply "Shortbread", was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs and Brooklyn Robins from 1919–1921. He also served in the military in 1917 during World War I.

He died at the age of 44 in his hometown of Joliet, Illinois of cancer of his pituitary gland, and is interred at Elmhurst Cemetery.

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