Glen Moulder

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Glen Hubert Moulder

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Oklahoma native Glen Moulder spent thirteen seasons in professional baseball from 1937 to 1952. Moulder signed as an Amateur Free Agent with the Brooklyn Dodgers before the 1937 season. Glen spent his first six years in the minor leagues (1937-1942) building a 67-52 record before spending the next three seasons (1943-1945) with the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.

Returning from the military in 1946 he spent the year with the Montreal Royals of the AAA International League, built a 10-6 record with a 3.25 ERA in 28 games and was called up to Ebbets Field by the 1946 Dodgers appearing in one game, pitching two innings with no decision. Glen was then drafted by the St. Louis Browns from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1946 Rule V Draft.

Moulder spent the 1947 season with the St. Louis browns, went 4-2 with a 3.82 ERA in 32 games and on April 6, 1948 Glen was purchased by the Chicago White Sox from the 1948 Browns. He spent his last season in the Major Leagues with the 1948 White Sox, fell to a 3-6 record with a 6.41 ERA in 33 appearances that gave him big league career numbers of 7-8 with a 5.21 ERA in 66 games. Glen spent the 1949 season with the Hollywood Stars of the Pacific Coast League, building a 14-9 record with a 4.38 ERA and on July 30, 1950 was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for Johnny Lindell.

After the trade Moulder finished out the 1950 season with the Columbus Red Birds of the American Association with a 5-2 record, giving him a 12-10 record for the season, his last winning year in baseball. He stayed in AAA ball but in 1951 he won only two games and lost 13. 1952 was just as tough as he went 3-13 and finished out his eleven season career in the minor leagues with a 108-103 record in 304 games. At age 34 Glen called it a career.

After baseball Glen worked in the scrap metal business in Albany and Thomasville, GA and Dayton, OH. From 1970 until retiring in 1980 he worked in various industrial positions in Atlanta, GA. Moulder died from colon cancer on November 27, 1994 in Decatur, GA. His body was donated to medical science for research. Glen Hubert Moulder was 77 years of age.

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