Eddie Dent

Elliott Estill Dent (December 8, 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland – November 25, 1974 in Birmingham, Alabama) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched from 1909–1912 for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He won a total of only four games as a major league pitcher -- but was the winning pitcher over all-time wins leader Cy Young in Young's very last major league game, on October 6, 1911.

Eddie Dent
Pitcher
Born: (1887-12-08)December 8, 1887
Baltimore, Maryland
Died: November 25, 1974(1974-11-25) (aged 86)
Birmingham, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 31, 1909, for the Brooklyn Superbas
Last MLB appearance
April 11, 1912, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record4-5
Earned run average4.46
Strikeouts21
Teams

Dent's son, Elliot, Jr., was awarded a Distinguished Service Cross for his aerial combat victories as part of the U. S. Air Force 7th Fighter Squadron of the 49th Fighter Group in World War II.

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