Ted Abernathy (abernte01)

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Note: This page is for Talmadge Lafayette Abernathy, also known as Ted Abernathy, a major league pitcher from 1942-1944. For Theodore Wade Abernathy, major league pitcher from 1955-1972, click here.

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Talmadge Lafayette Abernathy
also called Ted

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tal Abernathy pitched from 1942 to 1944 for the Philadelphia Athletics.

He was at Elon University at the same time as Ed Sauer.

Abernathy was up in the majors in September of 1942 after going 8-6 with a 2.61 ERA for Wilmington. He was back at Wilmington in 1943, going 16-10, and came up again to the major league team. In parts of 1944-47 he was with Memphis, and came up to the majors in 1944.

Primarily wore number 37.

In 1948 Abernathy managed the Reidsville Luckies (Carolina League) and New Bern Bears (Coastal Plain League).

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1948 Reidsville Luckies Carolina League - - Replaced Barney DeForge, replaced by Bill Nagel
1948 New Bern Bears Coastal Plain League - - Replaced Harry Soufras, replaced by Winston Palmer

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