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Lefty Grove

Pitcher
Born: (1900-03-06)March 6, 1900
Lonaconing, Maryland
Died: May 22, 1975(1975-05-22) (aged 75)
Norwalk, Ohio
Batted: Left Threw: Left 
MLB debut
April 14, 1925 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1941 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win-Loss record     300-141
Earned run average     3.06
Strikeouts     2,266
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • All-Star selection (1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939)
  • World Series champion (1929, 1930)
  • 1931 AL MVP
  • Major League Baseball All-Century Team
Member of the National
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Induction     1947
Vote     76.4% (third ballot)

Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove (March 6, 1900 – May 22, 1975) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.


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