Jack Bentley

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1895 – 1969

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Who was Jack Bentley?

John Needles Bentley was a professional baseball player. He was a left-handed pitcher over parts of nine seasons with the Washington Senators, New York Giants and Philadelphia Phillies. For his career, he compiled a 46–33 record in 138 appearances, with a 4.01 earned run average and 259 strikeouts. Bentley was a member of the Giants' pennant-winning teams in 1923 and 1924. He was 1–3 with a 4.94 ERA and 11 strikeouts in World Series play.

He was born in Sandy Spring, Maryland and later died in Olney, Maryland at the age of 74.

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Born
Mar 8, 1895
Sandy Spring
Profession
Lived in
  • Maryland
  • Silver Spring
  • Sandy Spring
Died
Oct 24, 1969
Olney

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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