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Savransky, Moe

Morris Savransky

Savransky, who was in the military before playing in the majors, was a southpaw who pitched in 16 games for the Cincinnati Reds in 1954. As a prospect for the Reds before the 1954 season, Savransky was described this way: "control ball pitcher -- has decent fastball -- good hitter for pitcher."

Birth and Death Dates:
b. January 13, 1929

Career Highlights:
Moe was 0-2 with a 4.88 ERA; but he did justify the scouting report by hitting .500 (1-2). He also scored 2 runs, and fielded flawlessly.

Career Dates:
Savransky pitched for the Cincinnati Reds in 1954.

Position:
Pitcher

Physical description:
5'11", 175 pounds
Left-handed

Career Statistics:
Wins: 0
Losses: 2
Winning pct.: .000

ERA: 4.88

Games: 16
Games Started: 0
Complete Games: 0

Innings Pitched: 24
Hits Allowed: 23
Bases-on-Balls: 8
Strike Outs: 7

Shut-outs: 0

Relief Pitching
Wins: 0
Losses: 2
Saves: 0

Batting
At-bats: 2
Hits: 1
Home Runs: 0
Batting Average: .500

Fielding Statistics
Put-outs: 2
Assists: 7
Errors: 0
Double Plays: 1

Total Chances per Game: 0.6
Fielding avg: 1.000


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
The Baseball Encyclopedia: Tenth Edition (New York: McMillan, 1996)



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