Benn Karr
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Benn Karr
Benn Karr
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Born: (1893-11-28)November 28, 1893
Mount Pleasant, Mississippi
Died: December 8, 1968(1968-12-08) (aged 75)
Memphis, Tennessee
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 1920, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
July 3, 1927, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Win-loss record35-48
Earned run average4.60

Benjamin Joyce Karr (November 28, 1893 - December 8, 1968), known as Benn Karr and nicknamed Baldy Karr, was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played between 1920 and 1927 for the Boston Red Sox (1920-22) and Cleveland Indians (1925-27). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 175 lb., Karr batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Mount Pleasant, Mississippi.

In a six-season career, Karr posted a 35-48 record with 180 strikeouts and a 4.60 ERA in 177 appearances, including 58 starts, 29 complete games, one shutout, five saves, and 780 1/3 innings of work. He also pitched in the minors for 15 years and served in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Karr died in Memphis, Tennessee at age 75.

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