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Johnny Murphy

  • Birth 14 Jul 1908 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 14 Jan 1970 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 7961377

Major League Baseball Player. Born in New York City, he was an right handed pitcher nicknamed "Fireman", making his debut with the New York Yankees on May 19, 1932. He was a successful relief pitcher for 13 seasons playing for the New York Yankees from 1932, 1934 to 1946 and the Boston Red Sox in 1947. He was a three time All Star 1937 to 1939 and pitched for the Yankees in six World Series 1936 to 1939, 1941 and 1943, with 2 wins and none loss. He ended his career with 93 wins, 53 loss, 107 saves, 378 strikeouts and a 3.50 earned run average. He died in New York City.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 8 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7961377
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johnny Murphy (14 Jul 1908–14 Jan 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7961377, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .