Woody Abernathy

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1915 – 1994

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Who was Woody Abernathy?

Virgil Woodrow "Woody" Abernathy was a professional baseball player whose career spanned six seasons, including parts of two in Major League Baseball with the New York Giants. Abernathy batted and threw left-handed. Abernathy also played in the minor leagues. Over his career in the minors, Abernathy played for the Class-D Salisbury Bees, the Class-C Fort Smith Giants, the Double-A Jersey City Giants, and the Double-A Minneapolis Millers. In the majors, Abernathy went 1–1 with a 3.64 earned run average, one save and six strikeouts in 16 games, one start. In the minors, he went 43–68 in 133 games. After his playing career, Abernathy was a repairman in Chesnee, South Carolina for 30 years.

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Born
Feb 1, 1915
Forest City
Profession
Lived in
  • Forest City
Died
Dec 5, 1994
Louisville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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