Cal Dorsett

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1913 – 1970

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Who was Cal Dorsett?

Calvin Leavelle Dorsett, nicknamed "Preacher", was an American professional baseball player. The native of Lone Oak, Texas, was a 6 ft, 180 lb right-handed pitcher whose career lasted for nine seasons. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations, and missed the 1943–1945 baseball seasons.

Dorsett worked in eight games pitched, two as a starter, in the Major Leagues for the Cleveland Indians in 1940–1941 and 1947. In 13⅔ innings pitched, he allowed 25 hits, 13 bases on balls and 18 earned runs. He struck out six.

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Born
Jun 10, 1913
Lone Oak
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Lived in
  • Lone Oak
Died
Oct 22, 1970
Elk City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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