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Herb Pennock

American baseball player and coach

Herb Pennock is ...


Born 10 February 1894 in Kennett Square
Died 30 January 1948 in New York City
Age 53 years, 11 months

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Occupation baseball player
Member of sports team Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees

About Herb Pennock

Herb Pennock was a legendary American baseball player and coach, born on February 10, 1894. He was known for his incredible pitching skills and his ability to lead his team to victory. Pennock played for the Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, and New York Yankees during his career, and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1948.

Pennock began his career with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1912, but he didn't make his major league debut until 1915. He quickly established himself as one of the best pitchers in the league, and he helped lead the Athletics to the World Series in 1915 and 1916. In 1917, Pennock was traded to the Boston Red Sox, where he continued to excel on the mound.

In 1923, Pennock was traded to the New York Yankees, where he would spend the rest of his playing career. He helped lead the Yankees to their first World Series championship in 1923, and he would go on to win four more championships with the team. Pennock retired from playing in 1934, but he continued to work in baseball as a coach and executive.

Pennock was known for his incredible control on the mound, and he was one of the best left-handed pitchers of his time. He finished his career with a record of 241-162 and an ERA of 3.60. He also had 1,282 strikeouts and 1,072 walks in 3,571 innings pitched.

Off the field, Pennock was known for his quiet demeanor and his dedication to his family. He was married to his wife, Marion, for over 50 years, and they had two children together. Pennock passed away on January 30, 1948, just a few months before he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Herb Pennock was a true legend of the game, and his contributions to baseball will never be forgotten. He was a fierce competitor on the field and a beloved coach and mentor off the field. His legacy continues to inspire generations of baseball players and fans alike.


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