Vito Tamulis

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Vito Tamulis
Pitcher
Born: (1911-07-11)July 11, 1911
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died: May 5, 1974(1974-05-05) (aged 62)
Nashville, Tennessee
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 25, 1934, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
July 25, 1941, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Record 40-28
Earned run average 3.97
Strikeouts 294
Teams

Vitautis Casimirus Tamulis (July 11, 1911 – May 5, 1974) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Phillies and Brooklyn Dodgers from 1934 to 1941. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and died at age 62 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Biography[edit]

He began his professional baseball career with the Chambersburg Young Yanks of the Blue Ridge League in 1930. He made his major league debut with the New York Yankees late in the 1934 season. During his last playing season in 1951, he was also the manager of the Hopkinsville Hoppers of the Kentucky–Illinois–Tennessee League. The Hoppers qualified for postseason play in 1951, but lost in the first round.

Personal life[edit]

He was of Lithuanian descent.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karnila, Vin. "Lithuanian sportsmen in the US". VilNews.com. Retrieved September 29, 2016. 

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