Born: October 21, 1916|
|April 19, 1941 for the Boston Braves|
Last MLB appearance
|July 7, 1945 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Runs batted in||67|
Edwin Elliott Carnett (born October 21, 1916) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball who played for three different teams from 1941 to 1945. Listed at 6' 0", 185 lb., he batted and threw left-handed. He was born in Springfield, Missouri.
Carnett, nicknamed "Lefty", entered the majors in 1941 with the Boston Braves, playing in two games before joining the US Navy during World War II (1942–43). After discharge, he played for the Chicago White Sox (1944) and Cleveland Indians (1945). In a three-season career, Carnett posted a 3.40 ERA with four strikeouts, three walks, and 5 ⅓ innings in six pitching appearances. He did not have a decision. Carnett, aged 99, is recognized as one of the oldest living major league ballplayers, as well as the oldest living former member of the White Sox and Indians.
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