Rick Felt

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Richard Lee Felt

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Biographical Information[edit]

Starting pitcher Rick Felt spent six years in the minor leagues, peaking at Triple A.

He was initially taken by the Montreal Expos in the first round of the 1980 January Draft-Regular Phase, one selection ahead of pitcher Ray Krawczyk, but opted not to sign. He did sign after being drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second round of that year's June Draft-Secondary Phase, one pick ahead of infielder Al Newman and also ahead of infielder Donnie Hill.

In his second professional season, Felt won 10+ games for the first and only time, going 10-9 with a 4.68 ERA and six complete games in 25 starts for the Lodi Dodgers. Though he allowed only 137 hits in 150 innings, he also walked 114 batters and threw 26 wild pitches. He never again won more than eight games in a single season. In 1984, he reached Triple A for the first time and only time, going 2-3 with a 6.75 ERA in 37 1/3 innings for the Albuquerque Dukes. Overall, Felt went 34-30 with a 4.91 ERA in 110 games (90 starts). In 546 2/3 innings, he allowed 575 hits and 349 walks, while striking out 331 batters.

His son, Mason Felt began his professional career in 2015.