Wheezer Dell

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Wheezer Dell
Wheezer Dell.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1886-06-11)June 11, 1886
Tuscarora, Nevada
Died: August 24, 1966(1966-08-24) (aged 80)
Lone Pine, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1912, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
July 4, 1917, for the Brooklyn Robins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 19-23
Earned run average 2.55
Strikeouts 198
Teams

William George "Wheezer" Dell (June 11, 1886 – August 24, 1966), was a Major League Baseball pitcher during 1912 and 1915–17. Dell pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Robins. He was the first Nevada-born player in Major League history.[1]

For his long career in the minor leagues, which included 230 victories over 13 seasons, Dell is a member of the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Players Born in Nevada - Baseball-Reference.com

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Preceded by
Larry Cheney
Brooklyn Robins Opening Day
Starting pitcher

1917
Succeeded by
Rube Marquard