Tom Clyde

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Thomas Knox Clyde

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Virginia native Tom Clyde spent three seasons in professional baseball. The 19 year old pitcher spent May 31, 1943 through August 1 of the same year with the Major League Philadelphia Athletics. He appeared in four games, pitching six innings, having no decisions and this was the sum-total of his time in the Big Leagues.

Tom spent parts of three seasons in the minor leagues in 1943, 1947 and 1948. He finished his pro baseball career while with the Lincoln Athletics of the Class A Western League in 1948. He stood with a 1-2 record in six outings when he left the game. Tom had a minor league career record of 3-18 while appearing in 37 games.

Tom Served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a career insurance salesman for American United Life Insurance Company, retiring in 1993. He Died from cancer on October 1, 2005 in Dallas, TX and was Interred in Lone Oak Cemetery at Lewisburg, TN.

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