Lou Vedder

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1897 – 1990

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Who was Lou Vedder?

Louis Edward Vedder was a professional baseball and American football player. He appeared in one game in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers during the 1920 season as a relief pitcher. Listed at 5' 10", 175 lb., he batted and threw right-handed. He also played for the Buffalo Bisons of the National Football League as a fullback in 1927.

Born in Oakville, Michigan, Lou Vedder played just one game of professional baseball, but it was at the major league level. On September 18, 1920 Vedder pitched two perfect innings of relief for the Tigers in a 7–4 defeat to the visiting Boston Red Sox at Navin Field. He faced the minimum of six batters, striking out one of them, and never appeared in a major league game again.

Vedder was a longtime resident of Lake Placid, Florida, where he died at the age of 92.

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Born
Apr 20, 1897
Also known as
  • Louis Edward Vedder
Profession
Died
Mar 9, 1990
Lake Placid

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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