Weldon Henley

Weldon Henley (October 25, 1880 in Jasper, Georgia – November 16, 1960 in Palatka, Florida), was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1903 to 1907. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics and Brooklyn Dodgers.

Weldon Henley
Weldon Henley 1905.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1880-10-25)October 25, 1880
Jasper, Georgia
Died: November 16, 1960(1960-11-16) (aged 80)
Palatka, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 23, 1903, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 28, 1907, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record32-43
Earned run average2.94
Strikeouts309
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Henley made his major league debut on April 23, 1903. He pitched a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns in the first game of a doubleheader on July 22, 1905.

Henley was the first Georgia Tech alumnus to play in the Majors. His fraternity was Sigma Nu.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Georgia Institute of Technology Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 2007-09-16.

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Preceded by
Christy Mathewson
No-hitter pitcher
July 22, 1905
Succeeded by
Frank Smith