Tom Drake (baseball)

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Tom Drake
Born: (1912-08-07)August 7, 1912
Birmingham, Alabama
Died: July 2, 1988(1988-07-02) (aged 75)
Birmingham, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1939, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1941, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 1-2
Earned run average 6.13
Strikeouts 13

Thomas Kendall Drake (August 7, 1912 – July 2, 1988) was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.

In 1935, Drake started his professional baseball career with the New Orleans Pelicans of the Southern Association. He pitched 15 innings for the Cleveland Indians in 1939 but gave up 15 earned runs and was sent back down to the minors.

In July 1941, Drake had a 9-5 record with Nashville when the Brooklyn Dodgers acquired him in a trade. He started two games for them, going 1-1. He spent the rest of his career in the minor leagues.