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Chris Knapp (baseball)

Chris Knapp
Born: (1953-09-16) September 16, 1953 (age 62)
Cherry Point, North Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 1975 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 5, 1980 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win–loss record 36–32
Earned run average 4.99
Innings pitched 604⅓
Robert Christian Knapp (born September 16, 1953 in Cherry Point, North Carolina) is a retired American professional baseball player. He was a Script error: No such module "convert"., Script error: No such module "convert". right-handed pitcher who appeared in 122 Major League Baseball games for the Chicago White Sox (1975–1977) and California Angels (1978–1980), winning 12 and 14 games in back-to-back seasons (
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After graduating from Central Michigan University, Knapp was selected in the first round of the 1975 Major League Baseball Draft by the White Sox. He played parts of the

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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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During his MLB career, Knapp allowed 642 hits and 250 bases on balls in 604⅓ innings pitched, with 355 strikeouts and 15 total complete games.


  1. "Chris Knapp Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 

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