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Frank Baumann
Pitcher
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB Debut
July 31, 1955 for the Boston Red Sox
Final game
May 8, 1965 for the Chicago Cubs
Career Statistics
Pitching Record     45-38
Earned run average     4.11
Strikeouts     384
Teams
Career Highlights and Awards

Frank Matt Baumann (born July 1, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1955-1959), Chicago White Sox (1960-1964) and Chicago Cubs (1965). He batted and threw left handed.

Early in his career Baumann was touted as “a Herb Score with control”. A reliable pitcher, he was effective as a starter, set-up man and occasional closer. His most productive season came in 1960 with the White Sox, when he had a 13-6 mark and led the American League pitchers with a 2.67 ERA.

In an 11-season career, Baumann posted a 45-38 record with a 3.90 ERA and 13 saves in 244 games pitched (78 as a starter).

FactEdit

  • In 1952 Baumann received a $90,000 signing bonus from Boston Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey, who nicknamed him "Beau".

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Preceded by:
Hoyt Wilhelm
American League ERA Champion
1960
Succeeded by:
Dick Donovan

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