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Harold George White (March 18, 1919 – April 21, 2001) was an American professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1941–43 and 1946–52), St. Louis Browns (1953) and St. Louis Cardinals (1953–1954). Born in Utica, New York, he was listed at 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and 165 lb (75 kg). White served in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.[1]

Hal White
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Pitcher
Born: (1919-03-18)March 18, 1919
Utica, New York
Died: April 21, 2001(2001-04-21) (aged 82)
Venice, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1941, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
May 4, 1954, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record46–54
Earned run average3.78
Innings920​13
Teams

In twelve seasons, White had a 46–54 win-loss record, 336 games (67 started), 23 complete games, 7 shutouts, 144 games finished, 25 saves, 920​13 innings pitched, 875 hits allowed, 443 runs allowed, 387 earned runs allowed, 47 home runs allowed, 450 walks allowed, 349 strikeouts, 14 hit batsmen, 20 wild pitches, 3,986 batters faced, 2 balks, and a 3.78 ERA.

White died in Venice, Florida at the age of 82. A veteran, he was buried at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota County, Florida.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baseball in Wartime – Hal White". baseballinwartime.com. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  2. ^ Baseball Almanac

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