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Herb Pennock

Herbert Jefferis Pennock (The Squire/Knight Of Kennett Square)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: February 10, 1894 in Kennett Square, PA
High School: Cedarcroft Boarding School (Kennett Square, PA)
Signed
as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1912. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 14, 1912 (Age 18.094, 3,671st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1913 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/RedSox/Athletics 1912-1934

Last Game: August 27, 1934 (Age 40.198)   vs. CLE 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1948 (94/121 ballots).
   View Herb Pennock Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: January 30, 1948 in New York, NY
Buried: Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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