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Erskine Mayer

Erskine Mayer

MLB (deceased)
Full Name Erskine John Mayer
Date of Birth 01/16/1890
BirthplaceAtlanta, GA
Died 03/10/1957
Religion Jewish
Height 6'0
Weight 168
Bats/Throws R/R
(Date unknown)
MLB Debut 09/04/1912
Final MLB Game: 09/27/1919

Career highlights

  • First Jewish pitcher to record 20-plus wins in a season (1914, 1915)
  • Mayer becomes first Jewish player to compete in a World Series when he tosses complete-game against Boston Red Sox (10/9/1915)
  • Finished major-league career with a 91-70 record and 2.96 ERA

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