Phil Bedgood

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Phillip Burlette Bedgood

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 3", Weight 218 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Phil Bedgood pitched for the Cleveland Indians in 1922-23, appearing in ten games. His manager both years was Tris Speaker. He also had two seasons in the minors, and left pro ball because of illness. In his first major league game, he pitched nine innings and got the win. In his second game, he pitched 6 1/3 innings, giving up zero runs. Four of his ten appearances were against the Boston Red Sox.

Phil was being treated for a strained muscle in his side when his appendix ruptured and he died at age 29. He had been selling Studebakers in Fort Pierce, FL, before becoming an assistant manager at the Fort Pierce Hudson-Essex dealership. He is buried in the Baptist Church cemetery in Harrison, GA.

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