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Thomas Joseph Beckwith (born January 28, 1955) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher.

Joe Beckwith
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Beckwith in 1979
Born: (1955-01-28) January 28, 1955 (age 64)
Opelika, Alabama
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 21, 1979, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1986, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record18–19
Earned run average3.54
Career highlights and awards

Early life and educationEdit

Beckwith grew up in Auburn, Alabama, where he played for Auburn High School and Auburn University. His father, Bill, was a longtime ticket office manager at Auburn University.


In the Majors, Beckwith played for two teams in his career: the Los Angeles Dodgers (1979-1983, 1986) and Kansas City Royals (1984-1985). Beckwith made his Major League Baseball debut on July 21, 1979, and played his final game on September 30, 1986.

Beckwith was a member of the Royals team that won the World Series in 1985 and a member of the Dodgers who won the World Series in 1981.

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