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Montia Calvin Kennedy

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Monte Kennedy pitched 10 seasons in organized baseball, from 1942 to 1954, eight in the major leagues and 3 in the minors, losing three years to the military. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps for three years during World War II (BN).

He pitched eight years for the New York Giants. Playing for the Minneapolis Millers of the American Association, he pitched a 14-0 no-hitter against the Louisville Colonels on June 10, 1948. He led the National League with 116 bases on balls in 1946, but compensated to some extend by allowing the fewest hits per 9 innings that season, 7.38.

He retired as a detective for the Richmond, VA Police Department. He died at age 74 and is buried at Dale Memorial Park in Chesterfield, VA.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1949)

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