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Eli Hodkey

Aloysius Joseph Hodkey
Born: Nov. 11, 1917 in Lorain, Ohio
Died: Aug. 30, 2005 in Lorain, Ohio
Debut: 1946 | Pos: P
H: 6'4" | W: 185 | B: L | T: L

Yr W L G SV IP SO ERA
1 0 1 2 0 4.1 0 12.46

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Eli Hodkey, who played for Philadelphia in 1946, died on Aug. 30, 2004 in Lorain, Ohio.

Hodkey made his major league debut with Philadelphia on Sept. 12, 1946. He pitched 4.1 innings in two games, including a start, and finished with an 0-1 record and a 12.46 ERA.

According to his obituary, Hodkey pitched to a 109-47 record in the minor leagues with two no-hitters.

In 1979, he was inducted into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame.

Following his career in baseball, he worked for U.S. Steel's Lorain Works for 32 years. When he retired in 1980, he was a bridge operator and relief foreman.