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Ed Brandt

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Ed Brandt
Pitcher
Born: (1905-02-17)February 17, 1905
Spokane, Washington
Died: November 1, 1944(1944-11-01) (aged 39)
Spokane, Washington
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 26, 1928 for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1938 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Win-loss record 121-149
Earned run average 3.86
Strikeouts 877
Teams

Edward Arthur Brandt (February 17, 1905 – November 1, 1944) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1928 to 1938. He played for the Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers, and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Brandt started his professional baseball career with the Pacific Coast League's Seattle Indians. In 1927, he went 19–11 with a 3.97 earned run average.[1] He joined the Boston Braves in 1928. From 1931 to 1934, he led the team in innings pitched each season and also won over 15 games each season. Following the team's disastrous 1935 season, Brandt was traded to the Dodgers. He retired in 1939.

After his retirement, Brandt operated a hunting lodge and also owned a tavern. He was killed on November 1, 1944 when he was struck by a car while crossing a street. He is buried at the Fairmount Memorial Park in Spokane, Washington.[2]

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References

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Find a Grave
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