Pat Scantlebury

Patricio Athelstan Scantlebury (November 11, 1917, in Gatun Lake, Panama – May 24, 1991) was a professional baseball player who played 1 season for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball, but was mostly known for his time in the Negro leagues when he was considered Panama's first Professional baseball star on foreign soil.[1] He made his Major League debut at the age of 38 years, 160 days.

Pat Scantlebury
Born: (1917-11-11)November 11, 1917
Gatun Lake, Panama
Died: May 24, 1991(1991-05-24) (aged 73)
Glen Ridge, New Jersey
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 19, 1956, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
August 3, 1956, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record0-1


  1. ^ Bjarkman, Peter C. Diamonds Around the Globe: The Encyclopedia of International Baseball. Greenwood Press. p. 325. ISBN 0-313-32268-6.

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