Born: February 11, 1911|
Died: November 4, 1979 (aged 68)|
|August 3, 1940, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 20, 1945, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||4.09|
Lancelot Yank Terry (February 11, 1911, Bedford, Indiana – November 4, 1979, Bloomington, Indiana) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Boston Red Sox (1940, 1942–1945). He batted and threw right-handed.
He made his big league debut on August 3, 1940 during a double-header against the Detroit Tigers at Tiger Stadium. Terry picked up his first career win on August 17, 1940 at Fenway Park against the Washington Senators in a 12–9 win in front of 7,800 fans.
Terry's final appearance in the big leagues came July 20, 1945 during a 6–3 Red Sox loss to the visiting Chicago White Sox in front of 4,284 fans.
In a five-year career, Terry posted a 20–28 record with 167 strikeouts and a 4.09 ERA in 457.1 innings.
Yank Terry died in Bloomington, Indiana, at the age of 68. He is buried in Cresthaven Cemetery in Bedford, Indiana.
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