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Butch Wensloff

Charles William Wensloff
Born: Dec. 3, 1915 in Sausalito, Calif.
Died: Feb. 18, 2001 in San Rafael, Calif.
Debut: 1943 | Pos: P
H: 5'11" | W: 185 | B: R | T: R

Yr W L G SV IP SO ERA
3 16 13 41 1 276.2 125 2.60

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Butch Wensloff's career included stops with the Yankees and the Indians. In all, he pitched 276.1 innings in the majors.

His best season in the majors came in 1943 when he finished 13-11 in 223.1 innings for the Yankees. He finished third in the league with 18 complete games. He voluntarily retired in 1944 and served in the military in 1945-46. 

In 1947, he returned to the majors with the Yankees. He pitched 2 innings in that season's World Series against Brooklyn, allowing no hits or runs.