Kewpie Pennington

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George Louis Pennington

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8½", Weight 168 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Kewpie Pennington pitched one inning in the major leagues in April 1917, giving up no runs. He gave up one hit and no walks. He was 20 years old at the time.

The game he pitched in was one in which the opposing pitcher, Eddie Cicotte, threw a no-hitter.

Pennington had previously been given a tryout by the Washington Senators at the tender age of 14. In addition to the majors, he pitched in the International League, the Pacific Coast League, and the Texas League.

After baseball he was an insurance company manager.

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