Chris Knapp (baseball)
Born: September 16, 1953|
Cherry Point, North Carolina
|September 4, 1975 for the Chicago White Sox|
Last MLB appearance
|October 5, 1980 for the California Angels|
|Earned run average||4.99|
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In 1979 and 1980, however, his effectiveness diminished, as he could win only seven of 23 decisions and his earned run average ballooned to 5.51 and 6.14, respectively. He was sent to the minor leagues in
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- "Chris Knapp Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved 2008-08-18.
- Baseball Almanac biography
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube
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