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Born: April 13, 1885|
Died: July 29, 1964 (aged 79)|
|April 12, 1911 for the Cleveland Naps|
Last MLB appearance
|August 25, 1925 for the Washington Senators|
|Earned run average||2.70|
Career highlights and awards
He started his professional career in Portland, Oregon in
Gregg was traded to the Boston Red Sox in mid-1914. He played for them on both the
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In December 1917, Connie Mack acquired Gregg for the Philadelphia Athletics. He went 9–14 in 30 games in 1918 with a respectable 3.12 ERA for the last-place Athletics. Gregg did not play baseball at any level from 1919 to 1921.
He returned to the Pacific Coast League in Seattle, Washington in 1922 and played there until 1924. In
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Gregg's major league career record is 92–63 with a lifetime 2.70 ERA in 1,393 innings pitched and 720 strikeouts. He was the only pitcher in the 20th century to win 20 games or more in his first 3 seasons. His brother, Dave, pitched 1 inning in 1913 as Vean's teammate for the Cleveland Naps.
Vean Gregg died on July 29, 1964 in Aberdeen, Washington.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Dave Gregg Biography