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Joe Wood
Birth: Oct. 25, 1889
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1985
West Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he was nicked named "Smokey Joe" and made his debut as a right hand pitcher for the Boston Red Sox on August 24, 1908. He was with the Red Sox 1908 to 1915 and was one of only 13 pitchers since 1900, who won 30 or more games in one season, 34-5 in 1912. After a arm injury ended his pitching career, he switched to the outfield and playing for the Cleveland Indians 1917 to 1922. He ended his career with 117 wins, 57 loss, 28 shutouts, 10 saves, 989 strikeouts and a 2.03 earned run average. He had a lifetime .283 batting average with 553 hits, 23 homeruns and 325 runs batted in. In 1995, he was selected to the Red Sox Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Joe Frank Wood (1916 - 2002)*
 
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Burial:
Wood Family Cemetery
Shohola
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 09, 2000
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Joe Wood
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- runawayuniverse
 Added: Oct. 25, 2013
Keep firing "Smoky Joe". R.I.P.
- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Jul. 27, 2013

- peggy
 Added: Oct. 25, 2012
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