Myles Thomas



Myles Lewis Thomas (October 22, 1897 – December 12, 1963) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He was born in State College, Pennsylvania. He threw and batted right-handed, and he was also tall and 170 pounds. He was nicknamed Duck Eye by Babe Ruth.On April 18, at the age of 28, he made his major league debut with the New York Yankees. On June 15, , he was purchased from the Yankees by the Washington Senators. Overall, he went 23–22 with a 4.64 career ERA. As a batter, he hit a respectable (for a pitcher) .240. He had a career .955 fielding percentage. In the postseason, he had a 3.00 ERA in 2 games.Thomas played his final game on June 21, . He died in Toledo, Ohio. His body is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo.

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