Lefty York

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1892 – 1961

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Who was Lefty York?

James Edward "Lefty" York was a professional baseball pitcher. He played two seasons in Major League Baseball, including 1919 with the Philadelphia Athletics and 1921 with the Chicago Cubs. In 42 career games pitched, he posted a 5-11 career record, allowing 183 hits, 5 home runs and 95 runs.

In 1919 as a member of the A's, York pitched just two games, recording losses in both of them. In 1921 as a member of the Cubs, he pitched in 40 games including 11 starts and posted 5-9 record.

Lefty York was born on November 1, 1892 in West Fork, Arkansas, and died on April 9, 1961 in York, Pennsylvania.

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Born
Nov 1, 1892
West Fork
Profession
Lived in
  • West Fork
Died
Apr 9, 1961
York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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