Owen Scheetz

Owen Franklin Scheetz (December 24, 1913 – September 28, 1994) was an American professional baseball pitcher who appeared in six games with the Washington Senators of Major League Baseball during 1943.[1] A native of Baltic, Ohio, Scheetz played professionally for 13 seasons (1935–47) and won 137 games in minor league baseball. He was a right-hander who stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 190 pounds (86 kg).

Owen Scheetz
Pitcher
Born: (1913-12-24)December 24, 1913
Baltic, Ohio
Died: September 28, 1994(1994-09-28) (aged 80)
Kirkersville, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1943, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
May 9, 1943, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Games played6
Innings pitched9
Earned runs7
Teams

All of Scheetz' six games pitched for Washington came in a relief role during the opening weeks of the wartime 1943 season. He worked in nine full innings pitched, allowed 16 hits, four bases on balls, and seven runs, all of them earned, for an ERA of 7.00. He fanned five and earned no decisions. In the last wartime baseball season, 1945, Scheetz led the American Association with 19 victories (losing eight decisions), and compiled an ERA of 1.95.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Owen Scheetz Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 28, 2011.

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