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Roger Wolff
Birth: Apr. 10, 1911
Evansville
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1994
Chester
Randolph County
Illinois, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was best known for being one of four knuckleball pitchers on the Washington Senators' staff from 1944 to 1946, the others being Dutch Leonard, John Niggeling and Mickey Haefner. The right-hander pitched for the Philadelphia Athletics (1941 to 1943), the Senators (1944 to 1946) and the Cleveland Indians and the Pittsburgh Pirates (1947). He was dealt by the A's on December 13, 1943 for pitcher Bobo Newsom. His best season was 1945, when he posted a 20-10 record with a 2.12 earned run average, 250 innings pitched and 21 complete games in 29 starts. He tailed off to 5-8 the following year and was traded to Cleveland on March 4, 1947 for outfielder George Case. His career totals were 52-69, 3.41 ERA and 63 complete games in 128 starts. (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
Burial:
Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery
Chester
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Mar 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13738681
Roger Wolff
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Roger Wolff
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
Roger's parents were Leo Nicolas and Eleanore Schifferdecker Wolff. See Leo # 95612207
- Sue Masten
 Added: Aug. 19, 2012
Once a Nat, always a Nat. Rest well Roger.
- Don MacBeth
 Added: Mar. 23, 2010
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