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Myles Lewis “Duck Eye” Thomas

  • Birth 22 Oct 1897 State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 12 Dec 1963 Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 43380254

Major League Baseball Player. He was a member of the 1927 New York Yankees "Murderers Row" team. He played for the Yankees from 1926 to 1929 and the Washington Senators from 1929 to 1930. A right handed pitcher, he had a career ERA of 4.64 with a record of 23-22. Even though the Yankees won the World Series in 1927 and 1928, he played in neither series. Babe Ruth
gave him his nickname.

Bio by: Paul Renfro


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Paul Renfro
  • Added: 21 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43380254
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myles Lewis “Duck Eye” Thomas (22 Oct 1897–12 Dec 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43380254, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .