August 6, 1914|
|Died: November 6, 2009
|April 27, 1938, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 25, 1938, for the Boston Bees|
|Earned run average||12.27|
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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