Garland Shifflett

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1935 –

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Who is Garland Shifflett?

Garland Jessie Shifflett is a retired American professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, Shifflett's 18-year professional career was spent almost exclusively in minor league baseball; the first 16 of those years were spent in one Major League organization, with the Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins. He stood 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed 165 pounds.

Shifflett had two MLB trials, with the 1957 Senators and the 1964 Twins, appearing in 16 games and going winless with two defeats. During his minor league career, from 1955–1972, however, Shifflett won 144 games, lost 117 and compiled a 3.14 earned run average in 2,173 innings pitched and 707 appearances. He was a longtime member of the Charlotte Hornets, pitching for them in 11 of his pro seasons.

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Born
Mar 28, 1935
Elkton
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  • Elkton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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