Ted Abernathy (abernte01)
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.
Talmadge Lafayette Abernathy
also called Ted
- Bats Right, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 210 lb.
- School Elon University
- Debut September 19, 1942
- Final Game April 29, 1944
- Born October 30, 1921 in Mebane, NC USA
- Died November 16, 2001 in Charlotte, NC USA
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.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|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|