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Billy Muffett

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Billy Muffett
Pitcher
Born: (1930-09-21)September 21, 1930
Hammond, Indiana
Died: June 15, 2008(2008-06-15) (aged 77)
Monroe, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 3, #REDIRECT Template:Baseball year for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
April 28, #REDIRECT Template:Baseball year for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win-Loss 16–23
Earned run average 4.33
Strikeouts 188
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Threw a shutout against the Detroit Tigers on August 7, 1960
  • Billy Arnold Muffett (September 21, 1930 – June 15, 2008) was an American professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1957 to 1962. He would play for the St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, and Boston Red Sox. In his playing days, he stood 6"1" (85.4 cm) tall, weighed 198 pounds (89.8 kg), and threw and batted right-handed. He was born in Hammond, Indiana.

    Muffett came to the major leagues with St. Louis in

    1. REDIRECT Template:Baseball year and fashioned his best overall season, winning three of five decisions, posting an earned run average of 2.25 and notching eight saves. Over his career, he won 16 and lost 23 (.410) with a 4.33 ERA in 125 games.

    After retiring as a player, Muffett was a longtime MLB pitching coach for the Cardinals, California Angels and Detroit Tigers between 1967 and 1994. He coached on the Cardinals' 1967–68 National League pennant-winning clubs, and their 1967 World Series champion edition. He survived a bout with cancer in 1987, but continued in his role as Tiger pitching coach during his recovery.

    Billy Muffett died June 15, 2008 at his home in Monroe, Louisiana.

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    Preceded by
    Joe Becker
    St. Louis Cardinals pitching coach
    1967–1970
    Succeeded by
    Barney Schultz
    Preceded by
    Tom Morgan
    California Angels pitching coach
    1974–1977
    Succeeded by
    Marv Grissom
    Preceded by
    Roger Craig
    Detroit Tigers pitching coach
    1985–1994
    Succeeded by
    Ralph Treuel


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