Tommy Reis

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Tommy Reis
Pitcher
Born: (1914-08-06)August 6, 1914
Newport, Kentucky
Died: November 6, 2009(2009-11-06) (aged 95)
Ocala, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 27, 1938, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
June 25, 1938, for the Boston Bees
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 12.27
Teams

Thomas Edward (Tommy) Reis (August 6, 1914 – November 6, 2009) was a relief pitcher who played in Major League Baseball in the 1938 season. He batted and threw right-handed.

Born in Newport, Kentucky, Reis was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Wilkes-Barre team (Eastern) in the 1937 rule V draft. He debuted with Philadelphia in 1938, then was purchased by the Boston Bees during the midseason. In eight appearances, he posted a 0-1 record with six strikeouts and a 12.27 ERA in 11.0 innings.

At the time of his death, Reis was recognized as one of the oldest living MLB players. Reis was the last living former baseball player who played at Baker Bowl, the home ballpark for the Phillies between May 2, 1895 and June 30, 1938, as a member of the Phillies.

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