BirthdayMay 23, 1906
BirthplaceWagoner, USA

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  1. About Willis Hudlin

    Full name: Willis Hudlin
    Also known as: Willis Hudlin, Hudlin, Willis
    Professions: American baseball player

  2. Willis Hudlin Measurements

    Height: 6' (1.83 m)

  3. Willis Hudlin Death information

    Died: Monday, 5th of August, 2002 (Age: 96)

  4. Willis Hudlin Biography

    George Willis Hudlin (May 23, 1906 – August 5, 2002) was born in Wagoner, Oklahoma, and was a Major League Baseball pitcher for, most notably, the Cleveland Indians from 1926 to 1940. Hudlin didn't pitch more than 10 games with any other team, although he played with 3 others.In 1940, Hudlin became one of the few players to compete on 4 different major league teams in the same year (Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns, and the New York Giants). His career statistics include a 158–156 record, with a 4.41 ERA. He had 677 strikeouts in 2613 career innings pitched. Hudlin was the pitcher who gave up Babe Ruth's 500th home run.His pitch selection included a well-known sinker, a fastball, curveball and a changeup. He occasionally threw sidearm or with an underhand "dip of the wrist," though he threw overhand most often. After Hudlin finished playing in the majors, he was a manager for the minor league Little Rock Travelers.Hudlin died in Little Rock, Arkansas at the age of 96.He was also a scout for the New York Yankees.

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