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Paul Howard “Dizzy” Trout

  • Birth 29 Jun 1915 Sandcut, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 28 Feb 1972 Harvey, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 8485230

Major League Baseball Player. Born in in Sandcut, Indiana, he was a right handed pitcher making his debut with the Detroit Tigers on April 25, 1939. For fifteen seasons, he played with the Detroit Tigers (1939-51), Boston Red Sox in 1952 and Baltimore Orioles in 1957. He was considered a good hitting pitcher with 205 hits, 20 homeruns, 110 runs batted in and a .213 batting average. As a pitcher, he was a member of the All-Star teams of 1944, 1947 and ended his career with 170 wins, 161 loss, 158 complete games, 28 shutouts, 35 saves, 1256 strikeouts and a 3.23 earned run average. He died of cancer at age 56 in Harvey, Illinois.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 8 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8485230
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Howard “Dizzy” Trout (29 Jun 1915–28 Feb 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8485230, citing Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .