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Jackie Kay Banta (June 24, 1925 – September 17, 2006) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1950.

Jack Banta
Born: (1925-06-24)June 24, 1925
Hutchinson, Kansas
Died: September 17, 2006(2006-09-17) (aged 81)
Hutchinson, Kansas
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1947, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
June 21, 1950, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record14–12
Earned run average3.78

Banta won the game which clinched the 1949 National League pennant for the Dodgers, and made three appearances in relief in the 1949 World Series against the New York Yankees.

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