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 Herb Pennock

Herb Pennock

Original Name Herbert Jeffries
Birth
Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Jan 1948 (aged 53)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 4467 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, he was a left-handed pitcher making his debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on May 14, 1912. For 22 seasons, he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1912-15), Boston Red Sox (1916-17, 1919-22, 1934) and New York Yankees (1923-33). He was also a member of the World Series Champion Philadelphia Athletics in (1913, 1915-16) and Yankees (1923, 1927-28, 1932). He ended his career with a record of 241 wins, 162 loss, 247 complete games, 35 shutouts, 33 saves, 1227 strikeouts and a 3.60 earned runs average. He died at age 53 in New York City and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame the same year of his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Feb 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4467
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herb Pennock (10 Feb 1894–30 Jan 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4467, citing Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .