Lee Theo Grissom
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Lee Grissom, a pitcher who won 29 games in his major league career, died on Oct. 4, 1998 in Corning, Calif. He was 100.
Grissom finished his major league career with a 28-48 record in 701.2 innings pitched. He recorded 384 strikeouts and seven saves with a career 3.89 ERA.
He made his debut with Cincinnati in 1934 and pitched sparingly until 1937. That season, he was 12-17 with a 3.26 ERA in 223.2 innings. He was named to the All-Star team in 1937
Early in 1938, he broke his ankle while attempting to steal a base. He returned in 1939 to post a 9-7 record with in 153.2 innings pitched.
In January 1940, the Reds traded Grissom to the Yankees for Joe Beggs.