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Lou Thuman

Louis Charles Frank Thuman
Born:  Dec. 13, 1916 in Baltimore, Md.
Died:  Dec. 19, 2000 in Baltimore, Md.
Debut: 1939 | Pos: P
Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 185 | B: R  | T: R
2 5 9 0 1 0 1 12.00

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Lou Thuman, who pitched for Washington, died on Dec. 19, 2000 following a battle with pneumonia. Thuman pitched in 5 major league games for a total of 9 innings. He finished 0-1 with a 12.00 ERA.

Thuman began his military service in April 1940 and was one of the first baseball players to enter the service.  During the D-Day invasion, he was wounded by a bullet from a sniper and the injury prevented him from returning to a career in baseball. 

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