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Morris Webster "Lefty" Martin (September 3, 1922 – May 24, 2010) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers (1949), Philadelphia Athletics (1951–1954), Chicago White Sox (1954–1956), Baltimore Orioles (1956), St. Louis Cardinals (1957–1958), Cleveland Indians (1958) and Chicago Cubs (1959). He batted and threw left-handed. Martin appeared in 250 games.

Morrie Martin
Morrie Martin.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1922-09-03)September 3, 1922
Dixon, Missouri
Died: May 24, 2010(2010-05-24) (aged 87)
Washington, Missouri
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 25, 1949, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
April 22, 1959, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record38–34
Earned run average4.29
Strikeouts245
Teams

During World War II, he was assigned to the First Army's 49th Combat Engineers. He participated in Operation Torch, Operation Overlord, Operation Cobra, and the Battle of the Bulge.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A day for our heroes". Archived from the original on 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2010-05-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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